Statues - Hither & Thither

France
Cambrai
Nord

Nord - Pas-de-Calais

Boulevard de la Liberté 31
(Edifice Notre-Dame-de-Grâce - Lycé Saint-Luc)

François Fénénelon et Louis Pasteur

François Fénénelon and Louis Pasteur


c. 1900

Cambrai /  François Fénénelon et Louis Pasteur   Cambrai /  François Fénénelon et Louis Pasteur

Description

Above the window of the central bay of the Notre-Dame-de-Grâce building of the Lycé Saint-Luc is a relief of Saint Mary and Child, based on the 'Cambrai Madonna' - a 14th century replica of the Eleusa icon of the Virgin of Tenderness (Notre-Dame-de-Grâce), preserved in the Cambrai Cathedral (Wikipedia).

Cambrai - François Fénénelon et Louis Pasteur
Notre-Dame-de-Grâce

At the sides of the central bay are two niches with statues of Fénénelon and Pasteur, with their names written above them under shields with the dates 1876 and 1900 respectively.

Cambrai - François Fénénelon et Louis Pasteur
FENELON


François de Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon
known as François Fénelon (Sainte-Mondane 1651 - Cambrai 1715), archbishop of Cambrai (Wikipedia).

Cambrai - François Fénénelon et Louis Pasteur
PASTEUR

Louis Pasteur
(Dole 1822 - Saint-Cloud 1895), French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization (Wikipedia).

Signature

(relief) HB

Tags

  • Biologist
  • Bishop
  • Chemist
  • Clergyman
  • Façade with statues (secular)
  • Fénelon, François
  • Mary with Child
  • Pasteur, Louis
  • Salignac de la Mothe-Fénelon, François de
  • Locatie (N 50°10'12" - E 3°13'49")

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