57, rue Banasterie
Black penitents chapel in Avignon
Do you know that here, we used to find a beautiful Christ statue, made of ivory by Jean Guillemin in 1659, especially for the Black Penitents' brotherhood? We can see it now in one of Avignon museum..
Since the 17th century, we had about 20 religious congregations, in Avignon! But we especially had 7 main brotherhoods: Red, Blue, Purple, Green, White, Grey and Black Penitents. The Black ones were...