Saint Michael the Archangel Slaying The Devil - Mont-Saint-Michel, France
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 48° 38.160 W 001° 30.722
30U E 609622 N 5388061
Quick Description: The statue of Saint Michael the Archangel Slaying The Devil is located in the Abbey at Mont-Saint-Michel in Lower Normandy, France
Location: Normandie, France
Date Posted: 9/27/2013 1:10:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ5H0
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Biquidou
Views: 24

Long Description:
This polychrome wood statue of the namesake of the abbey is located within the abbey of Mont-Saint Michel. The statue depicts the Archangel Michael with a balance in his left hand and a spear in his right. He is looking down at his feet while in the process of slaying the devil. The statue stands on a tall column base. It was created in the first quarter of the 16th century by an unknown artist.
Dénomination de l'édifice (from Merimee DB): groupe sculpté - sculptural group

Localisation (from Merimee DB): Mont-St-Michel

Adresse de l'édifice (from Merimee DB): Lower Normandy, Manche

Siècle de la campagne principale de construction (from Merimee DB): First quarter 16th century

Précision sur la protection de l'édifice (from Merimee DB):
classé au titre objet - sculpture object


Date de versement de la notice (Merimee DB): 9/2/1983

Relevant Website: [Web Link]

Photo with MH logo pictured included?: no

Référence de la notice (from Merimee DB): Not listed

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