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#383: Virgin and Child

Photo 383: Virgin and Child - Fontenay Abbey

Photo Details

Photo ID
383
Credit
Title
Virgin and Child
Caption
13th-century statue of the Virgin and Child in the transept of the abbey church. Fontenay Abbey in northern Burgundy was founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux in 1118. The abbey church, built from 1139 to 1147, is the oldest Cistercian church in France and one of the finest examples of Cistercian Romanesque architecture. The monastic complex was completed by 1200.
Geotag
47.639369° N, 4.389639° E
Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS 40D
ISO
800