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tomb of Adrien de Hénoncourt, Amiens Cathedral
  • Europe
  • tomb of Adrien de Hénoncourt, Amiens Cathedral, late 1800s
  • Where object was made: Amiens, France
  • albumen print
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  • Transfer from the Department of Architectural Engineering
  • Not on display
  • S2015.111
Description

Architectural view of the tomb of Adrien de Hénoncourt in Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens. His effigy lies recessed in a niche below four scenes from the life of St. Firmin. The scenes depict the history of St. Firmin's remains. Quatrefoils surround the niche on both sides containing scenes of a saint's life.