The Assumption of the Virgin, 1767-73, by Charles-Antoine Bridan, in the choir, Chartres Cathedral, Eure-et-Loir, France. This monumental Baroque sculpture measure 6m by 4m and weighs 30 tonnes. Chartres cathedral was built 1194-1250 and is a fine example of Gothic architecture. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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The Assumption of the Virgin, 1767-73, by Charles-Antoine Bridan, in the choir, Chartres Cathedral, Eure-et-Loir, France. This monumental Baroque sculpture measure 6m by 4m and weighs 30 tonnes. Chartres cathedral was built 1194-1250 and is a fine example of Gothic architecture. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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