The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Saint-Étienne portal, Notre-Dame]

Object Details

Title:

[Saint-Étienne portal, Notre-Dame]

Artist/Maker:

Hippolyte Bayard (French, 1801 - 1887)

Culture:

French

Place:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Date:

September 1847

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.968.103

Dimensions:

22.9 × 17.5 cm (9 × 6 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

Detail of a cathedral doorway with a pointed arch carved into the facade. The arch is decorated with relief sculptures and frames two doors. Large blocks of rubble cover the ground in front of the doorway.