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France
Orléans
Loiret

Centre

Rue des Cloches Saint-Paul 3
(Chapelle Notre-Dame-des-Miracles)

Jeanne d'Arc en prière à N.D. des Miracles

Joan of Arc praying to N.D. des Miracles

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Jeanne Champillou
1972

Orléans /  Jeanne d'Arc en prière à N.D. des Miracles   Orléans /  Jeanne d'Arc en prière à N.D. des Miracles

Description

Ceramic relief showing Jeanne d'Arc praying for the statue of Notre Dames des Miracles. The relief is on the outside wall of the chapel of Saint-Jeanne-d'Arc, where a bronze relief hangs.

Inscription(s)

MAI 1429
jeanne y vient prier
pour la deliverance d orleans

JUIN 1940
le sanctuaire echappe
a la destruction de l'eglise st paul

Signed: J. Champillou / atelier du / clos de joye / orleans

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 47°54'0" E 1°54'8"

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