Stained glass windows by Pierre Soulages, 1987-94, seen from the exterior of the North transept, in the Abbatiale Sainte-Foy de Conques or Abbey-church of Saint-Foy, Conques, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees, France, a Romanesque abbey church begun 1050 under abbot Odolric to house the remains of St Foy, a 4th century female martyr. The glass used by Soulages is colourless and translucent, diffusing the light from outside without influencing the natural colours of the stone inside. The church is on the pilgrimage route to Santiago da Compostela, and is listed as a historic monument and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Stained glass windows by Pierre Soulages, 1987-94, seen from the exterior of the North transept, in the Abbatiale Sainte-Foy de Conques or Abbey-church of Saint-Foy, Conques, Aveyron, Midi-Pyrenees, France, a Romanesque abbey church begun 1050 under abbot Odolric to house the remains of St Foy, a 4th century female martyr. The glass used by Soulages is colourless and translucent, diffusing the light from outside without influencing the natural colours of the stone inside. The church is on the...
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