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Saint Martin of Tours. Coloured lithograph after L.C. Maréchal, 1844.

  • Maréchal, Charles-Laurent, 1801-1887
Date:
[after 1844]
Reference:
6551i
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Description

Design for a window in the church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul in Paris. Saint Martin holds a book containing the words "Fides sine operibus mortua est" (faith without deeds is dead). The border contains episodes in the life of the saint which are not present in the finished window, where they are replaced by an oak-leaf pattern

Publication/Creation

[Paris], [after 1844]

Physical description

1 print : lithograph, with watercolour

Lettering

Saint Martin. Vitrail de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul. Par Maréchal de Metz. Imp par Lemercier. Annales archéologiques par M. Didron, rue d'Ulm 1. Vol. 1, liv. VI.

References note

Adolphe-Napoléon Didron, 'Vitraux de Saint-Vincent-de-Paul à Paris', Annales archéologiques, vol. 1, Paris 1844, p. 130
Possibly: Bibliographie de la France, 29 mars 1856, no. 740 ("Spécimens de verrières provenant des ateliers de MM. Maréchal, Gugnon et compagnie, à Metz. 1 pl., par Bettanier, d'après Maréchal. Imp. lith. de Lemercier, à Paris"--Image of France database no. 58720

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 6551i

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  • French


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