"André Verdilhan (1881-1963) Hsp The Bell Tower In Moustiers"
André Verdilhan (1881-1963) * View of the clock tower of the moving bell tower of Moustiers Sainte Marie Oil on large size isorel panel Signature present lower right Notre-Dame church in Moustiers which was originally the chapel of an important monastery consists of an ancient Lombard bell tower with a very strange structure. This 22 m high square tower dating from 1447 is one of the few moving steeples listed in Europe built with such skill that they moved at the same time as the bells. For a long time, it was believed that there was a failure of the construction, which led to a strengthening of the walls to immobilize it. Beautiful state of conservation and freshness of colors Without accident or previous restoration Dimensions Height 81 cm x Width 65 cm