France

Statues - Hither & Thither

Site Search:
Lyon
Rhône

Rhône-Alpes

Quai Saint-Vincent 59bis (1e)
(Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent)

Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent

Saints at the Church of Our Lady and Saint Vincent

Charles Dufraine
1882

Lyon /  Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent   Lyon /  Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent

Description

The Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent, built in 1759-1789 and enlarged in 1879-1882, is almost completely unvisible from the street. The entrance porch is the only visible part of the exterior. It is richly decorated with sculptures.

Lyon - Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent
La Vierge à l'enfant / Saint Mary and Child, by Charles Dufraine, 1882
Above the porch is a niche with a statue of Saint Mary and Child, flanked by reliefs showing worshipping angels and angels making music.

Lyon - Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent
Angels adorateurs et Angels musiciens / Worshipping and music making angels (left part)
Lyon - Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent
La Vierge à l'enfant / Saint Mary and Child
Lyon - Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent
Angels adorateurs et Angels musiciens / Worshipping and music making angels (right part)

Lyon - Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent
Anges en adoration devant le Sacré-Coeur / Angels in adoration before the Sacred Heart
Relief in the tympan, sculptor unknown.

Saint Vincent and Saint Louis, by Charles Dufraine, 1882
Two statues on consoles flanking the porch.

Lyon - Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent
Saint Vincent de Saragosse
(d. 304), martyr, patron saint of Lisbon, patron of vintners and vinegar-makers (Wikipedia).
Lyon - Saints à l'Église Notre Dame Saint Vincent
Saint Louis,
king Louis IX of France, 1226-1270 (Wikipedia)

Signature

(St. Mary and left angels relief, statues) c. dvfraine 1882

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Angel
  • Christ (Sacred Heart)
  • Dufraine, Charles
  • Façade with statues (church)
  • Louis IX (King of France)
  • Louis, St.
  • Mary with Child
  • Tympanum
  • Vincent of Saragossa, St.
  • Location (N 45°46'2" - E 4°49'45")

    Via the links below you can find the position:

    The maps or satellite photos appear in a new window
    OpenStreetMap map
    Bing Maps map satellite hybrid
    Google Maps map satellite hybrid
    WikiMapia map

    Item Code: frra067; Photograph: 11 August 2018
    Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
    If you want to use photos, please contact us via the contact form (in Dutch, English or German).
    © Website and photos: René & Peter van der Krogt

    Bronzefiguren Kaufen

    Your banner here? Click for information.