Notre Dame de la Chapelle: Overall view from the east, towards the apse

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Description

In 1699, the west tower was capped by the current Baroque slate steeple, designed by Belgian architect Antoine Pastorana.

Notre-Dame de la Chapelle was begun ca. 1190, but rebuilt in Brabantine Gothic. The nave dates from 1421-1483. Notre-Dame de la Chapelle is the burial (1569) site of Pieter Brueghel the Elder and his wife; their memorial is in one of the chapels. In 1699, the west tower was capped by the current Baroque slate steeple, designed by Belgian architect Antoine Pastorana.

Attributes

Attribute NameValues
Alternate Title
  • Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe Kupellekerk

Creator
  • G. Massiot & cie

Subject
  • Bell towers

  • Architecture

  • Churches

  • Clock-towers

  • Cupolas

Date Created
  • 1910-01-01

Date Digitized
  • 2007-01-01

Cultural Context
  • Romanesque

  • Gothic (Medieval)

  • Flamboyant

Place of Creation
  • +50.841389+4.351111

  • Brussels

  • Brussels, Bruxelles, Belgium

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Temporal Coverage
  • before or circa 1910

Record Visibility and Access Public
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