Statue of Saint Louis or King Louis IX of France, 1951, by Albert-Marius Patrisse, 1892-1964, Poissy, Yvelines, France. Behind is the Western bell tower of the Collegiale Notre-Dame de Poissy, a catholic parish church founded c. 1016 by Robert the Pious and rebuilt 1130-60 in late Romanesque and early Gothic styles. Saint Louis was born in Poissy in 1214 and baptised in this church in the same year. The Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Poissy was listed as a Historic Monument in 1840 and has been restored by Eugene Viollet-le-Duc. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Statue of Saint Louis or King Louis IX of France, 1951, by Albert-Marius Patrisse, 1892-1964, Poissy, Yvelines, France. Behind is the Western bell tower of the Collegiale Notre-Dame de Poissy, a catholic parish church founded c. 1016 by Robert the Pious and rebuilt 1130-60 in late Romanesque and early Gothic styles. Saint Louis was born in Poissy in 1214 and baptised in this church in the same year. The Collegiate Church of Our Lady of Poissy was listed as a Historic Monument in 1840 and has...
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