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Item Details
Public
Available to everyone
Culture
French
Title
The Pantheon
interior
general view
apse and dome
Work Type
church; churches (buildings)
Date
Work: 1757-1790
Era: CE
Location
Paris, Ville de Paris, Département de, Île-de-France, France
Period
Rococo
Description
Built at the behest of King Louis XV of France; the king intended it as a church dedicated to Saint Genevieve, Paris' patron saint, whose relics were to be housed in the church.
By the time the construction was finished, the French Revolution had started, and the National Constituent Assembly voted in 1791 to transform the Church of Saint Genevieve into a mausoleum for the remains of distinguished French citizens, modelled on the Pantheon in Rome which had been used in this way since the 16th century. -- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panth%C3%A9on
ID Number
as071207_0050
Source
Photographer: Wilson, Richard Guy
Spatial coordinates
48.846111, 2.345833
Rights
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File Properties
File Name
as071207_0050.jpg
SSID
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