Galerie David d'Angers

Angers, France

The glassed-over ruins of the 13th century abbey church of Touissant are filled with plaster casts of the work of local scupltor Pierre-Jean David (1788-1856). His idealized busts and figures were much in demand as memorials for people such as the Marquis de Bonchamps.

References:
  • Eyewitness Travel Guide: Loire Valley. 2007

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Founded: 1984
Category: Museums in France

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Akshay Mannur (18 months ago)
Really beautiful if you love art it's the heavenly place
Oliviu Sarb (2 years ago)
Quite nice sculptures
Ching Chen (2 years ago)
Not too big but with lots of nice arts, and some of them are quite interesting.
廖文翡 (3 years ago)
The staff was friendly. There are many sculptures by David d'Angers to see. You can get student price (2e) if you have student card.
Peter van den Besselaar (3 years ago)
Impressive chapel with roof of glass. Interesting to learn about sculpturist David D'Angers.
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