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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Bolsena is known for a miracle said to have occurred there in 1263, when a Bohemian priest, in doubt about the doctrine of Transubstantiation, reported bleeding from the host he had consecrated at Mass. The Cappella del Corporale in Orvieto Cathedral lies on the north side of the main crossing. It was built between 1350 and 1356 to house the stained corporal of the miracle of Bolsena. The chapel also contains the tomb of St. Pietro Parenzo. The chapel is decorated with frescoes depicting on t…

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    In response to the Protestant Reformation, the archbishop of Rouen, Charles de Bourbon wished to found a school for Catholic instruction, opened as the Collège de Bourbon, run by Jesuits in 1593. It later operated as a Royal College (1762), awarding the baccalaureate. The courtyard and Hall of Records were created ca. 1762. The The first stone of the chapel was laid in 1614 by Queen Marie de Medici; completed 1631. This single-nave church with cross plan (52 m long) is a synthesis between the…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Reflects a somber Empire style.

    The château was expanded by Phillipe de France, duc d'Orléans in the 17th century, and finally enlarged by Marie Antoinette in the 1780s. Napoleon I and Napoleon III also used the palace, which was a U-shaped scheme of three sections, open to the east. Destroyed by fire (with the exception of a few outbuildings and its majestic garden) in 1870, during the Franco-Prussian War. The burned-out shell stood until 1891, when it was demolished. The gardens were r…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    Has “Second School of Fountainebleau” decorations, those on vault (by Freminet, 1608) completed under Henry IV. The chapel of the Trinity refers to religious Trinitarians installed at Fontainebleau under Louis IX.

    In April 1528 Francis I commissioned Gilles Le Breton for a programme of building (completed 1540) at Fontainebleau. The Cour de l'Ovale was to be rebuilt using the old foundations and retaining the old keep, while a gallery, now the Galerie François I, was to be cons…

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    1910-01-01
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  • Creator(s):
    G. Massiot & cie
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    The Château’s chapel, dedicated to Saint Louis, was constructed in 1882 by the architect Honoré Daumet. The architect was inspired by the chapel in the Château d'Ecouen, which was constructed by Jean Bullant in the 16th century. Elements such as the altar (attributed to the sculptor Jean Goujon), the marquetry panelling and the two stained glass windows (1544) come from this chapel. These facing windows represent (on the left) the son of Le Connétable Anne de Montmorency protected by …

    Date Created:
    1910-01-01
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