Pieta in Saint-Sulpice

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    This piece is located in the Chapel of the Souls in Purgatory. The official guide book just lists it as "Pieta by Clesinger (1868). Masterpieces of Saint-Sulpice, another book put out by the church, says, "Over the altar was set a stone Pieta between two angels.

    Trivia:
    The Da Vinci Code states that the Paris Meridian or the Rose Line as the book calls it, runs through Saint-Sulpice church. This is fiction. Yes, Saint-Sulpice has a meridian line but the one in Saint-Sulpice has nothing to do with the once zero-longitude line Paris Meridian. The meridian line in Saint-Sulpice is used to determine the winter solstice and Easter.

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    1. AGreatEuropeTripPlanner! 62 months ago | reply

      Very nice!

      YOU DEFINITELY LIKE STAINED GLASS!!! : This terrific photo was seen in the Stained Glass in the Churches of Europe Group:
      Untitled by IanAWood
      You deserve an compliment from me!

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