POIRIER, Claude
(b. ca. 1656, Paris. d. 1729, Varzy)

Angel with the Nails

1712-13
Bronze
Notre-Dame Cathedral, Paris

Several sculptors were involved in creating the six large bronze angels, holding instruments of the Passion, which form part of the Vow of Louis XIII scheme on the high altar of Notre-Dame in Paris. Poirier's contribution to the scheme was the Angel with the Nails.