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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The church possesses a remarkable early-16th-century rood screen. Dramatically crossing the nave like a bridge with spiral staircases on either side, it is unique in Paris.

    Flamboyant refers to the last phase of French Gothic architecture, from about 1370 to the 16th century, as described by antiquarian Arcisse de Caumont (1802-1873). The style is characterized by an intensification and evolution of trends in advanced Rayonnant, including the use of leaner, lighter, frailer structures, the a…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Goujon is documented as the creator of the organ loft in 1541.

    St. Maclou is cited as a church of monumental design in miniature. The wooden spire of the lantern tower, 83.85 m high, was built in 1517 by Martin Desperrois; it was destroyed by storms in the 18th century and replaced by the present stone spire in 1869. The choir (reopened in 1981) and the lantern tower suffered considerable damage in 1944. Although numerous master masons are associated with the building works, the homogeneous …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    pedestrians

    From 1806 Vignon concentrated on completing the Madeleine, a church that had remained unfinished since the days of the ancien régime. In 1806 Napoleon ordered that a Temple de la Gloire de la Grande Armée should be erected there and Claude-Etienne Beaumont (1757-1811) emerged as winner of the limited competition (1807), but he was superseded by Vignon on Napoleon’s orders. He designed a vast peripteral Corinthian temple, with a single huge, barrel-vaulted interior, to form a …

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
    Description:

    The church possesses a remarkable early-16th-century rood screen. Dramatically crossing the nave like a bridge with spiral staircases on either side, it is unique in Paris.

    Flamboyant refers to the last phase of French Gothic architecture, from about 1370 to the 16th century, as described by antiquarian Arcisse de Caumont (1802-1873). The style is characterized by an intensification and evolution of trends in advanced Rayonnant, including the use of leaner, lighter, frailer structures, the a…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Showing entire building facade and steps up the the summit. [The Sacré-Coeur Basilica is a Roman Catholic basilica and popular landmark in Paris, France, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus. The basilica is located at the summit of the butte Montmartre (Montmartre butte), the highest point in the city.] One of the more exotic variants on the Basilican form is Paul Abadie’s design for the Sacré-Coeur (1875-1919), Paris, which has a Greek-cross plan expressed in a Byzantine Revival style.

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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