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).
- Mathurin Moreau (Dijon 1822 - Paris 1912),
French sculptor, worked for the Société anonyme des hauts-fourneaux et fonderies du Val d'Osne, anciennes masions J.P.V. André, Barbezat et Cie, Fourment Houille et Cie, J.J. Ducel et fils : Seringe frères et Noailles (short: Val d'Osne).
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Locatie (N 45°54'0" - E 6°7'33") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: frra020; Photograph: 6 June 2013
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