In his circular of 1887, Joseph-Thomas Rousseau, painter, considered
the decoration of this chapel as the most important enterprise of
Saying that, he had not yet foreseen decorating the church of Arthabaska
or the chapel of Saint-Césaire where his work was to be just
as important, if not more so, considering the scope of the theme
as well as the number of paintings. Considering the three sites,
the Precious-Blood chapel is undoubtedly where the greatest number
of alterations have occurred. It is difficult to know exactly what
the decorations were like at first; but we do have a few photographs
in that regard. We will therefore try later to distinguish the original
project and the actual state of the chapel along with the alterations
made from year to year...»
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