OT d'Antibes

Cathedrale Notre Dame de la Platea d'Antibes

Historic site and monument in Antibes

  • Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Plateau is the largest church of Antibes. Its magnificent doors were created by the Antibes sculpture Jacques Dolle in the 18th century.In particular see La Vierge du Rosaire by Louis Bréa (around 1513). It is the only complete "Vierge du Rosaire" surviving to date. Around the image of Mary are the 15 “Mysteries of the Rosary” - joyous, painful, glorious. Under the panels of her great mantle, held apart by two cherubs, all humanity is sheltered, a ritualistic...
    Cathédrale Notre-Dame-de-la-Plateau is the largest church of Antibes. Its magnificent doors were created by the Antibes sculpture Jacques Dolle in the 18th century.In particular see La Vierge du Rosaire by Louis Bréa (around 1513). It is the only complete "Vierge du Rosaire" surviving to date. Around the image of Mary are the 15 “Mysteries of the Rosary” - joyous, painful, glorious. Under the panels of her great mantle, held apart by two cherubs, all humanity is sheltered, a ritualistic image of the Vierge de Miséricorde. Also, she is holding Child the Saviour against her, and both of them are extending the Rosary to mankind, granting their prayers…
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