The chapel of the Saints Angels was the subject in 1633 A decoration market between the Family of the Val, whose coat of arms appears on the decor and Painter Antoine Ricard (1600-1652).

On the Left 4 men kneeling attract the eye: the first, dressed in armour and a large collar of lace is Charles du Val. Behind him, a clergyman in Camail and Outpleats is Claude du Val, son of Charles and Lucretia. The sons of the latter complete the painting. Above Christ surrounded by angels appears in the Cloud to the Holy Virgin. At his feet stands Lucretia de Montivilliers, the donor, wife of Charles Du Val.

The ceiling is filled with cherubs.

On the opposite wall, dominated by the eternal Father, Saint Michael precipitates the Fallen Angels in Hell.
An inscription recalls that the paintings were Covered with a thick whitewash during the revolution, then restored under the guidance of Baltard in 1850.

Restaurées à nouveau par la Ville de Paris à l’occasion de l’exposition “les couleurs du ciel” en 2013.

Angels and the coats of arms of the Val are also on the entrance to the chapel.

In recent years, the city Council of Paris, owner of the premises has allocated the necessary funds to carry out major repairs and to the Renovation of six chapels. In the future, the effort will continue to measure the financial possibilities of the city.

During the restoration

Photos – © Ville de Paris/COARC/Jean-Marc Moser

The chapel of the Saints Angels in its previous state

Photos – © Ville de Paris/COARC/Jean-Marc Moser

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