"Bouvines : Stained glasses" Bouvines Things to Do Tip by wandeljp

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  Bouvines Stained glasses
by wandeljp

Bouvines Stained glasses

The 21 stained glasses which decorate the church, recall the principal facts which prepare, constitute and complete the event of July 27, 1214.

Each one measures eight meters out of three meters twenty five. Some are exposed on World Fair of Paris of 1889. They were posed of 1889 to 1906.

The drawings are of Henri Delpech, historian, of Montpellier, the composition is the work of Pierre Eritel, painter of history and their realization of Emmanuel Champigneulle, painter on glass, of Bar-the-Duc.

Les 21 vitraux qui ornent l'église, retracent les faits principaux qui préparent, constituent et achèvent l'événement du 27 juillet 1214.

Chacun mesure huit mètres sur trois mètres vingt cinq. Quelques-uns ont figurés à I 'exposition universelle de Paris de 1889. Ils ont été posés de 1889 à 1906.

Les dessins sont d'Henri Delpech, historien, de Montpellier, la composition est l'oeuvre de Pierre Eritel, peintre d'histoire et leur réalisation d'Emmanuel Champigneulle, peintre verrier, de Bar-le-Duc.

Address: The church of Bouvines
Directions: Top of the hill

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  • Updated May 18, 2007
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