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La Vierge

The Holy Virgin

Mathurin Moreau
Val d`Osne (Paris)
1935 (?)

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Description

Gilded cast iron statue of the Virgin, model 'The Virgin of Rome', on top of the front façade of the church. St. Mary is represented with open arms, standing on a crescent moon resting on a globe. She crushes the devil represented by the snake. This globe is surrounded by allegorical representations of the Evangelists: Angel (St. Matthew, front), the lion (St. Mark, left), eagle (St. John, back, invisible) and the bull (St. Luke, right).

Annecy - La Vierge

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Location (N 45°54'0" - E 6°7'33")

Item Code: frra020; Photograph: 6 June 2013
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