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GE_03.03: Saint François de Sales
(GE_Bernex_StMaurice_03.03)

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Title

Saint François de Sales

Type of Object
Artist / Producer
Studio
Bessac · Antoine Bessac, Pont d’Ain
Dating
[1864]
Dimensions
Env. 220 x 35 cm (par lancette)
Location
Place
Transept, n III
Inventory

Iconography

Description

Saint François de Sales, en évêque, tient un livre. Les lancettes latérales sont simplement décoratives, ainsi que les remplages.

Iconclass Code
11H(FRANCIS OF SALES)9 · the bishop of Geneva and Doctor of the Church, Francis of Sales; possible attributes: heart entwined with thorns - portrait of male saint
48A983 · ornament derived from plant forms
Iconclass Keywords
Inscription

ST. / FRANCOIS DE S. / ORA PRO NOBIS (en bas au centre)

Signature

Aucune

Technique / State

Technique

Vitrail au plomb, grisaille

History

Dating
[1864]

Bibliography and Sources

Literature

Lionel Breitmeyer, Saint-Maurice, église catholique romaine de Bernex : étude historique, Genève, 1991

Armand Brulhart et Erica Deuber-Pauli, “Bernex”, in Ville et canton de Genève, coll. “Arts et monuments”, SHAS, Berne, (1ère éd. 1985) 1993, p. 335

Gérald Bornand, Lionel Breitmeyer et Pierre Chevalier, Bernex, une histoire, une église, Carouge, 1995, pp. 43-46

Image Information

Name of Image
GE_Bernex_StMaurice_03.03
Credits
© APAS (Association pour la Promotion de l'Art Sacré), Genève – photographe : Cyrille Girardet, Veyrier
Date
2006

Inventory

Reference Number
GE_03.03
Author and Date of Entry
Valérie Sauterel 2008
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