The J. Paul Getty Museum

La Chapelle

Object Details

Title:

La Chapelle

Artist/Maker:

André Adolphe-Eugène Disdéri (French, 1819 - 1889)

Culture:

French

Places:

Paris, France (Place Created)

Versailles, France (Place Depicted)

Date:

1857

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XO.433.6

Dimensions:

34.6 × 26.5 cm (13 5/8 × 10 7/16 in.)

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Object Description

View of a chapel, as seen from its second-story gallery. The nave is flanked by side-aisles that are separated from it by an arcade, while the gallery is supported by fluted Corinthian columns. This view looks toward the altar, above which is a large pipe organ.