This marble statue of Saint Denis preaching the Faith dates from 1722. It is the work of Nicolas Coustou (1658-1733). Saint Denis stands on a column with a foliage capital in the neo-Gothic style. He is represented standing, holding a staff in his left hand, as well as a scroll of paper. His bishop's mitre is placed at his feet. feet, he is dressed in a large coat with heavy folds. The statue was located in the transept crossing until 2004, and was moved to the north transept in 2012.

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Statue of Saint Denis

by Friends of Notre-Dame de Paris


This marble statue of Saint Denis preaching the Faith dates from 1722. It is the work of Nicolas Coustou (1658-1733). Saint Denis stands on a column with a foliage capital in the neo-Gothic style. He is represented standing, holding a staff in his left hand, as well as a scroll of paper. His bishop's mitre is placed at his feet. feet, he is dressed in a large coat with heavy folds. The statue was located in the transept crossing until 2004, and was moved to the north transept in 2012.