Live from the restoration site

The Palace and the Chapel surrounded by the giant canvas

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

The canvas in place

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The canvas in place - 2

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Submersion into the Chapel thanks to the canvas

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A temporary Saint John

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A temporary Saint Augustine

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A temporary Saint John - 2

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Laying of a temporary Saint Augustine

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Laying of a temporary Saint Augustine - 2

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Laying of a temporary Saint Matthew

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Deployment of the canvas

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Deployment of the canvas - 2

Laying of the trompe l’œil balustrade

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Setting up the canvas around the Chapel

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Setting up the lower part of the canvas

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Hanging the canvas

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Hanging the canvas - 2

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Canvas on the Chapel east side

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Allegory of The Religion

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The scaffolding erected around the Chapel

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The scaffolding erected around the Chapel - 4

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The scaffolding erected around the Chapel - 2

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The scaffolding erected around the Chapel - 3

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Saint Paul

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Detail of Saint Peter statue

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Allegory of The Religion - 2

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Scaffolding around the top of the the Chapel roof

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Lead Cherub's head

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Lead Cherub and royal closed crown

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Louis XIV Monogram topped by the royal closed crown

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Saint Paul

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Saint Gregory the Great and Saint Ambrose - 2

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A part of the scaffolding

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Aerial view of the Chapel east side

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Cross on the east end of the Chapel roof - 2

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The erection of the scaffolding

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The setting up the scaffolding

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Acrobatics

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Erection of the scaffolding

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Statues on the roof of the chapels of Saint Louis and the Virgin

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Exterior balustrade of the Chapel and statues

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

The upper level ambulatory of the Chapel

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Saint Jerome, Saint Augustine and Saint Gregory the Great

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Detail from the columns base of the upper level ambulatory

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Detail from the columns base of the upper level ambulatory - 2

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Cross on the east end of the Chapel roof

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Top of the Chapel roof

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The Resurrection of Jesus Christ by Charles de La Fosse

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Angels of the Chapel organ

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

The upper level ambulatory of the Chapel - 2

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Interior of the Chapel organ

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

The west front of the Chapel

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Skylight ornamented with lead sculptures before restoration

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Corkscrew staircase of the Chapel

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Saint Luke, Saint Matthew and Saint John

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Saint Gregory the Great and Saint Ambrose

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South front of the Chapel attic

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King's tribune door

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The upper level ambulatory of the Chapel - 3

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Statues before the installation of the scaffolding

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Charity and Faith, Saints Simon, Thaddaeus or Jude, Barnabas and Matthias

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

The Chapel's attic before restoration

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Skylight ornamented with lead sculptures and a cresset

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Faith and Charity

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Skylight ornamented with lead sculptures and a cresset

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Saint Pierre

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East end of the Chapel attic

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Lead sculpture group at the west end of the Chapel

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Gargoyle

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The Chapel attic

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South and West fronts of the Chapel

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Gilt bronze Angles group by Van Cleve, detail of the Master altar

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

The Chapel dome

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

East end of the Chapel

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

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