The Tomb of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria

The tomb of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria, like the tomb of Philip the Bold, was installed in the choir of the church of the Charterhouse of Champmol. With the French Revolution the tombs of Philip the Bold and John the Fearless were dismantled, then remounted in the abbey church of Saint Bénigne in Dijon, where they were vandalized by revolutionaries.The recumbent statues were partially destroyed while certain figures of mourners disappeared. In 1819, architect Claude Saintpère undertook the restoration of the tombs, which were finally installed in the Guards Hall of the former ducal palace, today’s Fine Arts Museum of Dijon.

Amuse yourself and find the different steps of dismantlement and remountment of the tomb of John the Fearless and Margaret of Bavaria.

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