Chartres West Exterior Slides 085

Chartres West Exterior Slides 085

Chartres, north side, center portal

TYMPANUM

• Mary crowned in glory beside Christ, with angels.

LINTEL

• The Dormition and Assumption of Mary. On the left, the apostles surround her bier; Christ receives her into heaven. On the right, angels bear her body to heaven.

JAMB FIGURES

Left:
• Elisha (Far left) - Shumanite woman beneath. [not visible here]
• Melchizedek - wearing crown, with bread and wine (which he gave Abraham; prefigures the Eucharist). Lamb beneath.
• Abraham - looks up at angel halting the sacrifice of Isaac. Ram beneath.
• Moses - with brazen serpent on the pole, symbol of Christ's crucifixion. Golden calf beneath.
• Samuel - sacrifices a lamb.
• King David - carries instruments of the Passion, which his Psalm 22 foretold. Beneath lion of Judah.

• Center Figure: Saint Anne with Mary, Joachim with flocks underneath.

Right:
• Isaiah - hold flowering stem, the "rod out of Jesse." Jessee beneath.
• Jeremiah - with Greek cross
• Simeon - testified of Christ at the Presentation at the Temple, holds the infant Christ.
• John the Baptist - note coat of camel hair, and he points to the lamb of God. Dragon beneath.
• Peter - dressed as pope, the continuity with Melchizedek, his opposite on the left. He stands on the rock.
• Elijah (Far Right) - on his chariot of fire. Beneath Elisha. [not visible here]

INNER ARCH

• First archivolt: twelve angels
• Second archivolt: Prophets
• Third archivolt: Jesse Tree
• Fourth archivolt: Jesse Tree continues
• Fifth archivolt: Prophets
• Sixth and seventh archivolts: 44 seated figures with scrolls and books

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Chartres #Elijah #Elisha #france #Infant Jesus #Isaiah #Jamb figures #Jeremiah #John the Baptist #King David #Melchizedek #Moses #Saint Anne #Saint Joachim #Saint Peter #Samuel #Simeon #TCS-photo #Archivolt #cathedral #Center #date estimate #exterior #lintel #north side #tympanum

South Rose Lancet Windows Chartres

South Rose Lancet Windows Chartres

†South side, lancets, left to right: demonstrates the OT as the foundation for the NT witness of Christ

• Window 095C - South side, far left lancet: Saint Luke on Jeremiah, beneath is arms of donor's wife and daughter.

• Window 095B - South side, near left lancet: Saint Matthew on Isaiah, beneath is arms of donor's wife and daughter.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #4 evangelists #Chartres #Countess of Dreux #france #Isaiah #Jeremiah #Saint Luke #Saint Matthew #TCS-photo #Win095B #Win095C #cathedral #donors identified #lancet windows #restored #shoulders of giants #south side #stained glass #whole-windows

DSC06922

DSC06922

Chartres, north side, right portal, night illumination

JAMB Figures
Right:
• Jesus ben Sirach, standing on the temple whose reconstruction was wrongly attributed to him;
• Judith, standing on dog as symbol of fidelity;
• Joseph who was sold into Egypt, standing on Potipher's wife to whom the devil whispers.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jeremiah #Presentation at the Temple #Simeon #TCS-photo #cathedral #dragon #exterior #night #north side #restored

IMG 5178

IMG 5178

Chartres, north side, center portal

Right:
• Isaiah - hold flowering stem, the "rod out of Jesse." Jessee beneath.
• Jeremiah - with Greek cross
• Simeon - testified of Christ at the Presentation at the Temple, holds the infant Christ.
• John the Baptist - note coat of camel hair, and he points to the lamb of God. Dragon beneath.
• Peter - dressed as pope, the continuity with Melchizedek, his opposite on the left. He stands on the rock.
• Elijah (Far Right) - on his chariot of fire. Beneath Elisha.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #Elijah #Elisha #france #Greek cross #Infant Jesus #Isaiah #Jeremiah #John the Baptist #Peter #Rod of Jesse #Simeon #TCS-photo #cathedral #Center #dragon #exterior #north side #restored #sculpture

Chartres West Exterior Slides 097

Chartres West Exterior Slides 097

Chartres, north side, center portal

TYMPANUM

• Mary crowned in glory beside Christ, with angels.

LINTEL

• The Dormition and Assumption of Mary. On the left, the apostles surround her bier; Christ receives her into heaven. On the right, angels bear her body to heaven.

JAMB FIGURES

Left:

• Melchizedek - wearing crown, with bread and wine (which he gave Abraham; prefigures the Eucharist). Lamb beneath.
• Abraham - looks up at angel halting the sacrifice of Isaac. Ram beneath.
• Moses - with brazen serpent on the pole, symbol of Christ's crucifixion. Golden calf beneath.
• Samuel - sacrifices a lamb.
• King David - carries instruments of the Passion, which his Psalm 22 foretold. Beneath lion of Judah.

• Center Figure: Saint Anne with Mary, Joachim with flocks underneath.

Right:
• Isaiah - hold flowering stem, the "rod out of Jesse." Jessee beneath.
• Jeremiah - with Greek cross
• Simeon - testified of Christ at the Presentation at the Temple, holds the infant Christ.
• John the Baptist - note coat of camel hair, and he points to the lamb of God. Dragon beneath.
• Peter - dressed as pope, the continuity with Melchizedek, his opposite on the left. He stands on the rock.

INNER ARCH

• First archivolt: twelve angels
• Second archivolt: Prophets
• Third archivolt: Jesse Tree
• Fourth archivolt: Jesse Tree continues
• Fifth archivolt: Prophets
• Sixth and seventh archivolts: 44 seated figures with scrolls and books
• Eighth archivolt: Creation and Fall.

GABLE

• God is seated, blessing the world.

PILLARS
• Figures hard to identify. Some see as donors; others as OT prophets.
• Pillar bases: RIGHT: (a) Samuel brought to Eli by parents; (b) Samuel serves God; (c) God appears to Samuel in sleep; (d) Ark is taken, Hophni and Phinehas are slain; (e) Ark brought into Philistine temple to Dagon, causes the idol to fall; (f) Ark sent back by cart drawn by two bulls.
• Pillar bases: LEFT: (a) David as shepherd; (b) Plays harp

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Abraham #Chartres #Elijah #Elisha #france #Infant Jesus #Isaiah #Jamb figures #Jeremiah #John the Baptist #Melchizedek #Moses #Saint Anne #Saint Joachim #Saint Peter #Samuel #Simeon #TCS-photo #Archivolt #cathedral #Center #date estimate #exterior #lintel #north side #tympanum

P1020658

P1020658

Chartres, north side, center portal

JAMB FIGURES

Right:
• Isaiah - hold flowering stem, the "rod out of Jesse." Jessee beneath.
• Jeremiah - with Greek cross
• Simeon - testified of Christ at the Presentation at the Temple, holds the infant Christ.
• John the Baptist - note coat of camel hair, and he points to the lamb of God. Dragon beneath.
• Peter - dressed as pope, the continuity with Melchizedek, his opposite on the left. He stands on the rock.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #Elijah #Elisha #france #Greek cross #Infant Jesus #Isaiah #Jeremiah #John the Baptist #Peter #Rod of Jesse #Simeon #TCS-photo #cathedral #Center #dragon #exterior #north side #restored #sculpture #stone reliefs

P1110426

P1110426

†South side, lancets, left to right: demonstrates the OT as the foundation for the NT witness of Christ

• Window 095C - South side, far left lancet: Saint Luke on Jeremiah, beneath is arms of donor's wife and daughter.

• Window 095B - South side, near left lancet: Saint Matthew on Isaiah, beneath is arms of donor's wife and daughter.

• Window 095A - South side, central lancet: Mary with Infant Christ, beneath is arms of donor Dreux-Brittany.

• Window 095D - South side, near right lancet: Saint John on Ezekiel, beneath is arms of donor Pierre Mauclerc and his son.

• Window 095E - South side, far right lancet: Saint Mark on Daniel, beneath is arms of donor Pierre Mauclerc and his son.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #4 evangelists #Chartres #Daniel #Ezekiel #france #Infant Christ #Isaiah #Jeremiah #Mary #Saint John #Saint Luke #Saint Mark #Saint Matthew #TCS-photo #Win095A #Win095B #Win095C #Win095D #Win095E #cathedral #donors identified #lancet windows #restored #shoulders of giants #south side #stained glass #whole-windows

Europe 2 1998 Slides 12

Europe 2 1998 Slides 12

Window 117 - 3rd right, clerestory, apse: John the Baptist (unrestored)

Bankers as donors. Annunciation to Zacharias, John and "Behold the Lamb of God," Baptism of Christ
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Window 118 - 2nd right, clerestory, apse: Daniel and Jeremiah

Clothiers as donors, Daniel, Jeremiah, Winged creature from Ezekiel's vision with face of a man

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #Daniel #france #Gabriel #Jeremiah #Jesus Christ #John the Baptist #TCS-photo #Win117 #Win118 #Zacharias #apse #baptism of Christ #cathedral #cherubim #clerestory #date estimate #donors identified #lamb of God #lancet #stained glass #unrestored