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"Interior of Saint Bruno's Church" Bordeaux Things to Do Tip by ceswho

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  Interior of Saint Bruno's Church
by ceswho

A black marble slab inscribed with the Angel Gabriels' salutation to the Virgin Mary at the Annunciation, is set above the curved pediment placed over the main entrance. 6 Corinthian pilasters a nd 2 marble slabs with quotations from the St. Jerome are placed to either sode of the door. A stone statue of the MAdonna and Child set in a niche stands in the upper register. 2 truncated pyraminds placed over walled-in doors and 2 flat buttresses bearing the Cardinal's coat of arms are attached to either side of the church.
The upper register is devoted to the Holy Trinity. An organ by Gerge Wenner is concealed by the altarpiece. Painting scenes from tha life of St. Bruno 16 copies(22 pcs. in the Louvre), St. Bruno in ecstacy by Guy Francois, 1625-1626.

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  • Updated Jan 10, 2004
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