Bourges, Saint-Etienne Cathedral - Marc Haegeman Photography

Escaping the flood

The 13th-century sculptures of the west façade have been severely damaged in 1562 in the wars of religion, yet this charming scene of a father and his child trying to escape the flood, provide a glimpse of the overall quality of this ensemble.

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