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Plate from Nevers (dated 1806 & inscribed Rene Lions) with the figure of Saint Maurille (Bishop of Angers) that regenerates a dead child by baptizing him. Saint Renee is the child that receives a re-born life. The theme of this … Continue reading

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St. Jerome with lion, painted on a French patronymique ceramic plate (Nevers?) from the beginning of the 19th century. St. Jerome (c. 347 – 30 September 420) was an Illyrian Catholic priest and apologist, first Latin translator of the Bible. … Continue reading

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