You are facing the baptistery, its openwork partitions with balusters are decorated with paintings on wood. They evoke the sacraments which stagger the Christian life, on the outside: marriage and baptism, on the inside: communion and confession
Note the period clothing. The engravings, dates and texts, indicate their date of creation, their sponsor and the priest who officiates.
a starry celestial vault of lilies and ermines overlooks the whole.
A painting representing the baptism of Jesus in the waters of the Jordan by Saint John the Baptist sets the scene.
Note the three anachronisms* in this painting.
The lead tank of the baptismal funds was requisitioned during the French Revolution.
A fireplace, whose flue once opened through a small hole in the front, allowed occasional heating.
The arcade separating the aisle from the tower was blocked by a reinforced wall supported by a thick buttress.
Anachronisms*: do not hesitate to contact us if you do not discover them