Chapel, with altar and wall paintings with the motto of Nicolas Rolin, Seulle and a star, in the Salle des Povres or Room of the Poor, almost 50m long, with a painted wooden ceiling with dragons' heads and caricatures of local people, in Les Hospices de Beaune, or Hotel-Dieu de Beaune, a charitable almshouse and hospital for the poor, built 1443-57 by Flemish architect Jacques Wiscrer, and founded by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, and his wife Guigone de Salins, in Beaune, Cote d'Or, Burgundy, France. The hospital was run by the nuns of the order of Les Soeurs Hospitalieres de Beaune, and remained a hospital until the 1970s. The building now houses the Musee de l'Histoire de la Medecine, or Museum of the History of Medicine, and is listed as a historic monument. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Chapel, with altar and wall paintings with the motto of Nicolas Rolin, Seulle and a star, in the Salle des Povres or Room of the Poor, almost 50m long, with a painted wooden ceiling with dragons' heads and caricatures of local people, in Les Hospices de Beaune, or Hotel-Dieu de Beaune, a charitable almshouse and hospital for the poor, built 1443-57 by Flemish architect Jacques Wiscrer, and founded by Nicolas Rolin, chancellor of Burgundy, and his wife Guigone de Salins, in Beaune, Cote d'Or,...
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