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Rhône-Alpes

Place Neuve
(Co-cathedrale Notre Dame de l'Annonciation)

La Vierge à l'enfant

Saint Mary with child

The mother of Jesus Christ
(Wikipedia)
Antoine Coysevox
1854

Bourg-en-Bresse /  La Vierge à l'enfant   Bourg-en-Bresse /  La Vierge à l'enfant

Description

Stone statue of Saint Mary with Child above the entrance of the co-cathedral. The statue is a copy of the 18th century statue by Coysevox in the Église Saint-Nizier in Lyon.

Above the north side entrance is a console with a small statue of Saint Mary with Child - badly damaged, the child has almost completely disappeared.

Bourg-en-Bresse - La Vierge à l'enfant Bourg-en-Bresse - La Vierge à l'enfant

Inscription(s)

mariae immaculatae
DEIPARAE
bvrgensis mdcccliv

Bourg-en-Bresse - La Vierge à l'enfant

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Location (N 46°12'20" - E 5°13'37")

Item Code: frra285; Photograph: 17 August 2018
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