Saturday, January 23, 2016

Église de la Madeleine

Église de la Madeleine

Created in marble by Turin-born sculptor Carlo (Charles) Marochetti in 1841
for this historic church, the subject is the "Ascension of Mary Magdelene."

The photo shows the artist's remarkable detail 
in one of the angels

(Joyeux anniversaire, Nanette)

Église de la Madeleine
Place de la Madeleine
75008, Paris


Jack said...

I love details like this, Genie. And those candlesticks aren't too shabby, either.

Alexa said...

What Jack said!

William Kendall said...

Beautiful sculptural work!