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Cathedral of Notre Dame, Ile de la Cite, Paris: the winged ghoul on the great balustrade

RIBApix ref no RIBA2662-15
Architect/DesignerLassus, Jean-Baptiste (1807-1857)
Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel (1814-1879)
Artist/PhotographerDeakin, Ralph (1888-1952)
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1340
Image Date1930
ViewExterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceDKN/F/405 [DK/F/332]
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Ralph Deakin / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the cathedral began in 1163 and was completed c.1345. Jean-Baptiste Lassus and Eugene Viollet-le-Duc were responsible for the restoration of Notre Dame in 1841-1863.

Subject tags

sculpture, cathedrals, decorative stonework