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Etampes, Notre-Dame

Kathleen D. Nolan

in Grove Art Online

Volume Grove Art Online, issue Published in print August 1996 |
Published online January 1998 | e-ISBN: 9781884446054

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Former collegiate church in Seine-et-Oise, France. The church was founded by King Robert II (reg 996–1031), but only the crypt of this building survives. Construction of the existing building extended from the second to the third quarter of the 12th century. The importance of Etampes for sculpture lies in its Early Gothic portal, situated in the second bay on the south side of the nave (see fig.). It was erected after the

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