Notre-Dame du Raincy--page three (of three pages)

Auguste Perret
1922-23





Nave walls

Walls of patterns of glass dominate but more traditional narrative panels are centered in the bays as well, ten of which illustrate scenes in the life of the Virgin Mary. These central scenes were designed by Maurice Denis and executed by Marguérite Huré.
 

The short transverse vaults over the side aisles;
the slender "fluted columns

 

Two of the stained glass panels in the nave: the Assumption of Mary; and the Nativity of Jesus

One of the panels (not pictured) depicts the World War One victory at l'Ourcq-Marne in 1914 under the protection of the Virgin.
 

Nave and side aisle vaulting

 

The Stations of the Cross on the lower nave walls



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Work Consulted:
Karla Britton. Auguste Perret. London: Phaidon, 2001.



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