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Le Baptême du Christ

The Baptism of Christ

René Dardel & Jean-Marie Bonnassieux
1844

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Description

Statue showing the baptism of Christ by Saint John the Baptist. The statue is placed under a marble baldachin supported by four columns. At the base are four lion's heads spouting water in four basins

The sculpture is made by Bonassieux, Dardel was the architect.

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bonassieux paris 184..
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Lyon - Le Baptême du Christ

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Location (N 45°45'39" - E 4°49'35")

Item Code: frra061; Photograph: 11 August 2018
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