Reims Tau Palace Cathedral Museum Photos

Tau Palace Museum next to the Cathedral in Reims, and formerly the Archbishop's Palace (1690) where the coronation banquets for many French Kings were held, houses important statuary salvaged from Reims Cathedral. The collection includes Arras tapestries & a Treasury with outstanding objects such as a talisman of Charlemagne (9thC) & St. Ursula reliquary (c1500).

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Tau Palace Museum of Medieval art next to Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.Entrance to Tau Palace Museum, formerly Archbishop's Palace where royal coronation banquets took place. Reims, France.Stone carving of a face above entrance to Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.L'Église removed from south facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Tau Palace Museum of Medieval art next to Reims Cathedral. Reims, France.Entrance to Tau Palace Museum, formerly Archbishop's Palace (1690) where royal coronation banquets took place. Reims, France. Architect: Mansart & Robert de Cotte.Stone carving of a face above entrance to Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.L'Église (1230-40) removed from south facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
La Synagogue statue wearing a blindfold, removed from south facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Eve statue carrying a serpent, similar to a dragon, with an apple between its teeth removed from north facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum on website. Reims, France.Goliath statue removed from facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpted head of a Pope from rubble of Cathedral destroyed in WWI now in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
La Synagogue statue (c1230-40) wearing a blindfold, removed from south facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Eve statue (c1230) carrying a serpent, similar to a dragon, with an apple between its teeth removed from north facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum on website. Reims, France.Goliath statue (c1260) removed from facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpted head of a Pope (c1225) from rubble of Cathedral destroyed in WWI now in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
Sculpted gargoyle mask saved from Cathedral ruins in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpted head of St. Jean from Cathedral in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Head of Christ in pilgrim dress statue removed from west facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Saint Thomas statue removed from main facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Sculpted gargoyle mask saved from Cathedral ruins in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpted head (13th c) of St. Jean from Cathedral in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Head of Christ in pilgrim dress statue (1260-90) removed from west facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Saint Thomas statue (c1260) removed from main facade of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Original Sin represented by Adam & Eve, a serpent & an apple statue at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Adam & Eve being driven from Paradise by an angel statue at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Statues of Eve carrying a spindle & her son, Cain, working the earth at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Statues of Eve carrying a spindle at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Original Sin represented by Adam & Eve, a serpent & an apple statue at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Adam & Eve being driven from Paradise by an angel statue at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Statues of Eve carrying a spindle & her son, Cain, working the earth at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Statues of Eve carrying a spindle at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Bell tower weather vane removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Carved upper part of gable removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Gothic great hall or Salle de Tau used for coronation banquets at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Royal shields in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Bell tower weather vane (1485) removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Carved upper part of gable (c1418-52) removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Gothic great hall or Salle de Tau used for coronation banquets at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Royal shields in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
King Clovis Tapestry from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Treaured religious objects in showcase at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
King Clovis Tapestry (c1450-60) from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry (c1450-60) from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.King Clovis Tapestry (c1450-60) from Arras in Salle de Tau at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Treaured religious objects in showcase at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Bejeweled talisman worn by Charlemagne in his coffin & later by Empress Josephine now in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Carved ivory comb used by St. Bernard in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Carved ivory volute of a cross used by Adelberon of Ardenne in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Carved ivory religious scenes in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
Bejeweled talisman (9th c) worn by Charlemagne in his coffin & later by Empress Josephine now in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Carved ivory comb used by St. Bernard (15th c) in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Carved ivory volute of a cross used by Adelberon of Ardenne (10th c) in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Carved ivory religious scenes (14th c) in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
Carved ivory scenes of Christ's Passion & Crucifixion at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Reliquary of St. Épine by Guillaume Lemaistre in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Gold & silver ship reliquary of Ste. Ursula by Pierre Rousseau & Henri Duzen or Raymond Guyonnet in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Gold & silver ship reliquary of Ste. Ursula by Raymond Guyonnet in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
Carved ivory scenes of Christ's Passion & Crucifixion (c1330-70) at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Reliquary of St. Épine (c1460-64) by Guillaume Lemaistre in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Gold & silver ship reliquary of Ste. Ursula (c1500) by Pierre Rousseau & Henri Duzen or Raymond Guyonnet in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Gold & silver ship reliquary of Ste. Ursula (c1500) by Raymond Guyonnet in Tau Palace. Reims, France.
Bejeweled gold chalice in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Gold religious utensils in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Resurrection Reliquary , first owned by Claude of France in Amboise, in 1547 given by Henri II to Reims Cathedral in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Copy of crown of Louis XV designed by Claude Rondé & made by Augustin Duflos in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Bejeweled gold chalice (12th c) in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Gold religious utensils in Tau Palace. Reims, France.Resurrection Reliquary (2nd half of 15thC), first owned by Claude of France in Amboise, in 1547 given by Henri II to Reims Cathedral in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Copy (19thC) of crown of Louis XV designed by Claude Rondé & made by Augustin Duflos (now at Louvre) in Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Louis XVI wearing uniform of Order of Saint-Esprit painting at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Tapestry gallery at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Tapestries & statues of Griffons at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Tapestry with scene of Holy Family at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Louis XVI wearing uniform of Order of Saint-Esprit painting (c1776) at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Tapestry gallery at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Tapestries & statues of Griffons at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Tapestry with scene of Holy Family at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Gallery with tapestries & statues at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Pilgrim from Emmaus , figure from Gospel of St. Luke, removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpture of King of Israel or of Judah removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpture likely King Philippe Auguste removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Gallery with tapestries & statues at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Pilgrim from Emmaus (c1260), figure from Gospel of St. Luke, removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpture of King of Israel or of Judah (1230) removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Sculpture likely King Philippe Auguste (c1230-40) removed from Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Tapestry with six scenes of life of Virgin Mary at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Detail of life of Virgin Mary tapestry with unicorn representing virginity at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Coronation of Virgin Mary carving from gable of central doorway of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.
Tapestry with six scenes of life of Virgin Mary at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Detail of life of Virgin Mary tapestry with unicorn representing virginity at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.Coronation of Virgin Mary carving (c1260) from gable of central doorway of Reims Cathedral at Tau Palace Museum. Reims, France.

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