Cathedral of Notre Dame, Ile de la Cite, Paris, seen from Quai Saint Michel

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RIBApix ref no RIBA15894
Architect/DesignerLassus, Jean-Baptiste (1807-1857)
Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel (1814-1879)
Artist/PhotographerSmith, Edwin (1912-1971)
CountryFrance
CityParis
Subject Date1340
Image Date1960
ViewExterior
StyleGothic
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceESP/FRA/10 (ES1524.7)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Edwin Smith / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Construction on the cathedral began in 1163 and was completed c.1345. Jean-Baptiste Lassus and Eugene Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc were responsible for the restoration of Notre Dame in 1841-1863.

Subject tags

riverside buildings, spires, cathedrals, rivers, buttresses