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Retable du XVII° s (Eglise St-Jacques)

Historic site and monument, Church in Chaumeil
  • Classified by the French Monuments Historiques, this walnut altarpiece, painted, gilded and silvered, sculpted by the DUHAMEL brothers, dates from the late 17th century, and is a reminder of the population's loyalty to Catholicism. The originality and strength of the altarpiece's iconography are based on details taken from the daily lives of craftsmen and farmers of the period. It was restored in 2002.

    The tabernacle is winged. The door features a calvary, and two niches containing a statue...
    Classified by the French Monuments Historiques, this walnut altarpiece, painted, gilded and silvered, sculpted by the DUHAMEL brothers, dates from the late 17th century, and is a reminder of the population's loyalty to Catholicism. The originality and strength of the altarpiece's iconography are based on details taken from the daily lives of craftsmen and farmers of the period. It was restored in 2002.

    The tabernacle is winged. The door features a calvary, and two niches containing a statue of St. James the Greater and an unidentified saint... Above, scrolls replace the traditional shells. At the top, a Resurrection. The front of the altar features the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament by two seraphim, inspired by the banner on the first page of the Holy Bible (1581) in the Tulle municipal library.
  • Environment
    • In the village
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  • Equipment
    • Coach parking
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