ChartresGlass Box M Slides 026

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 026

Window 002 - Life of Christ

Bottom to top, left to right:

• Row 03: Wise men presenting gifts; Christ with Mary; Wise men returning home (they are warned by the angel in the panel directly above them).
• Row 04: Presentation of the temple (2 frames); Angel warns wise men to return a different way.
• Row 05: Herod angry he's been deceived by wise men; Slaughter of the Innocents (2 frames).
• Row 06: Flight into Egypt; Egypt; Return from Egypt.
• Row 07: Fall of the idols of Egypt; Baptism of Christ; Dream of St. Joseph.
• Row 08: Triumphal entry to Jerusalem (3 frames).
• Row 09: Christ in Glory flanked by two angels.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #12th century #Annunciation #Chartres #Elizabeth #Entry into Jerusalem #france #Gabriel #Herod #Jesus Christ #Mary #Nativity #Presentation at the Temple #Saint Joseph #Slaughter of the Innocents #TCS-photo #Visitation #Win002 #angels #baptism of Christ #cathedral #date estimate #flight into Egypt #idols fall #lancet window #life of Christ #restored #return from Egypt #shepherds #stained glass #west side #wise men

P1020575

P1020575

Window 001 - Jesse Tree

Bottom to top: Jesse, David, King (Solomon?), King, King, Mary, Jesus surrounded by seven doves (gifts of the Spirit). Prophets who testified of Christ's coming border the window.

Window 002 - Life of Christ

Bottom to top, left to right:
• Row 01: Annunciation of Gabriel to Mary; Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth; Birth of Christ in stable. Note the altar-like manger.
• Row 02: Angels to shepherds; Herod; Wise men seeking Christ.
• Row 03: Wise men presenting gifts; Christ with Mary; Wise men returning home (they are warned by the angel in the panel directly above them).
• Row 04: Presentation at the temple (2 frames); Angel warns wise men to return a different way.
• Row 05: Herod angry he's been deceived by wise men; Slaughter of the Innocents (2 frames).
• Row 06: Flight into Egypt; Egypt; Return from Egypt.
• Row 07: Fall of the idols of Egypt; Baptism of Christ; Dream of St. Joseph.
• Row 08: Triumphal entry to Jerusalem (3 frames).
• Row 09: Christ in Glory flanked by two angels.

Window 003 - The Passion

Bottom to top, left to right:

• Row 01: Christ Transfigured; Descent from mount of Transfiguration with Peter, James, and John.
• Row 02: Last Supper, Washing of Feet.
• Row 03: Jesus is betrayed by Judas and seized; Scourging of Christ.
• Row 04: Crucifixion; Descent from the Cross.
• Row 05: Deposition of Christ's body in the sepulchre; Easter morning: angels asks women come to annoint Jesus why they seek the dead among the living.
• Row 06: Mary Magdalen tell the apostles of Jesus' resurrection; Christ appears to the holy women
• Row 07: Jesus meets disciples on road to Emaeus; Jesus dines with the disciples from previous frame.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #12th century #Annunciation #Chartres #Crucifixion #Elizabeth #Entry into Jerusalem #france #Gabriel #Herod #Jesse #Jesse Tree #Jesus Christ #Judas #King David #Last Supper #Mary #Mary Magdalen #Nativity #Peter #Presentation at the Temple #Saint James Major #Saint John the Evangelist #Saint Joseph #Slaughter of the Innocents #Solomon #TCS-photo #Unknown figures #Visitation #Win001 #Win002 #Win003 #angels #baptism of Christ #betrayal of Christ #cathedral #deposition in the sepulchure #descent from mount of transfiguration #descent from the cross #flight into Egypt #idols fall #interior #kings #lancet window #lancet windows #prophets #resurrection #return from Egypt #road to Emaeus #scourging #shepherds #stained glass #transfiguration #washing of feet #west side #whole-windows #wise men

Chartres West Exterior Slides 074

Chartres West Exterior Slides 074

Chartres, north side, left portal

TYMPANUM
• Adoration of the Magi and then warned not to return to Herod.

LINTEL:
• Left: Nativity
• Right: Angel appears to shepherds.

JAMB FIGURES

• Left: Isaiah (prophet of Christ's coming, now headless), and then Annunciation (Gabriel treading on devil; Mary treading on serpent).
• Right Daniel (another prophet of Christ's coming, outermost) with the Visitation nearer the door (Mary on a burning bush, symbol of the Immaculate Conception and Elizabeth in the middle).

INNER ARCH

• First archivolt: ten angels, lowest two on dragons, the rest on clouds
• Second archivolt: four foolish virgins on left, four foolish on the right
• Third archivolt: bottom on each side contain the other two virgins for a total of ten.

• Third, continued: The four cardinal virtues and equivalent sins are on the left:
† Prudence (open book) with Folly underneath (woman eating a pebble);
† Justice (scales) with Injustice (falsify scales);
† Strength (mail coat)
† Temperence (dove) with Intemperence (uncovering the breast)

• Third, continued: On the right are the three theological virtues and equivalent sins:
† Faith (chalice receiving blood of the Lamb) with Infidelity (eyes bandaged);
† Hope (looks to heaven) with Despair (stabs self);
† Charity (clothes beggar) with Avarice (hoarding gold).

• To provide balance, a fourth virtue is added:
† Humility (dove) with Pride (falling headlong)

• Fourth archivolt: Twelve queens bearing scrolls that at one time bore their names; these are the fruits of the spirit as per Galatians 5:22-23.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #7 gifts of the spirit #Adoration of the Magi #Chartres #Elizabeth #france #Immaculate Conception #Jamb figures #Mary #Nativity #Saint Elizabeth #TCS-photo #Visitation #angels #beatitudes #cathedral #date estimate #exterior #Left #lintel #north side #tympanum #virtuous woman

IMG 5465

IMG 5465

Window 002 - Life of Christ

Bottom to top, left to right:

• Row 01: Annunciation of Gabriel to Mary; Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth; Birth of Christ in stable. Note the altar-like manger.
• Row 02: Angels to shepherds; Herod; Wise men seeking Christ.
• Row 03: Wise men presenting gifts; Christ with Mary; Wise men returning home (they are warned by the angel in the panel directly above them).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #12th century #Annunciation #Chartres #Elizabeth #france #Gabriel #Herod #Mary #Nativity #TCS-photo #Visitation #Win002 #angels #cathedral #interior #lancet window #restored #shepherds #stained glass #west side #wise men

IMG_9868

IMG_9868

Window 001 - Jesse Tree

Bottom to top: Jesse, David, King (Solomon?), King, King, Mary, Jesus surrounded by seven doves (gifts of the Spirit). Prophets who testified of Christ's coming border the window.

Window 002 - Life of Christ

Bottom to top, left to right:
• Row 01: Annunciation of Gabriel to Mary; Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth; Birth of Christ in stable. Note the altar-like manger.
• Row 02: Angels to shepherds; Herod; Wise men seeking Christ.
• Row 03: Wise men presenting gifts; Christ with Mary; Wise men returning home (they are warned by the angel in the panel directly above them).
• Row 04: Presentation at the temple (2 frames); Angel warns wise men to return a different way.
• Row 05: Herod angry he's been deceived by wise men; Slaughter of the Innocents (2 frames).
• Row 06: Flight into Egypt; Egypt; Return from Egypt.
• Row 07: Fall of the idols of Egypt; Baptism of Christ; Dream of St. Joseph.
• Row 08: Triumphal entry to Jerusalem (3 frames).
• Row 09: Christ in Glory flanked by two angels.

Window 003 - The Passion

Bottom to top, left to right:

• Row 01: Christ Transfigured; Descent from mount of Transfiguration with Peter, James, and John.
• Row 02: Last Supper, Washing of Feet.
• Row 03: Jesus is betrayed by Judas and seized; Scourging of Christ.
• Row 04: Crucifixion; Descent from the Cross.
• Row 05: Deposition of Christ's body in the sepulchre; Easter morning: angels asks women come to annoint Jesus why they seek the dead among the living.
• Row 06: Mary Magdalen tell the apostles of Jesus' resurrection; Christ appears to the holy women
• Row 07: Jesus meets disciples on road to Emaeus; Jesus dines with the disciples from previous frame.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #12th century #Annunciation #Chartres #Crucifixion #Elizabeth #Entry into Jerusalem #france #Gabriel #Herod #Jesse #Jesse Tree #Jesus Christ #Judas #King David #Last Supper #Mary #Mary Magdalen #Nativity #Peter #Presentation at the Temple #Saint James Major #Saint John the Evangelist #Saint Joseph #Slaughter of the Innocents #Solomon #TCS-photo #Unknown figures #Visitation #Win001 #Win002 #Win003 #angels #baptism of Christ #betrayal of Christ #cathedral #deposition in the sepulchure #descent from mount of transfiguration #descent from the cross #flight into Egypt #idols fall #kings #lancet window #new imports #prophets #restored #resurrection #return from Egypt #road to Emaeus #scourging #shepherds #stained glass #transfiguration #washing of feet #west side #whole-windows #wise men

Chartres West Exterior Slides 077

Chartres West Exterior Slides 077

Chartres, north side, left portal

TYMPANUM
• Adoration of the Magi and then warned not to return to Herod.

LINTEL:
• Left: Nativity
• Right: Angel appears to shepherds.

ARCH
• First archivolt: ten angels, lowest two on dragons, the rest on clouds

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Adoration of the Magi #Chartres #france #Herod #Nativity #TCS-photo #angels #cathedral #date estimate #Detail #exterior #Left #lintel #north side #tympanum

Nativity Annunciation, Visitation, Presentation

Nativity Annunciation, Visitation, Presentation

Chartres west side, right portal, tympanum

• At top: infant Jesus enthroned on Mary's lap flanked by two angels
• Below: presentation at the temple
• Lintel: the Nativity story. (a) At the far left the Annunciation by the angel; (b) next Mary and Elizabeth meeting; (c) then the nativity: Joseph stands to the left, Mary lies on the altar-like bed, with the Infant Jesus on top; finally (d) at the far right, the angel brings glad tidings to the shepherds.

• First archivolt: Pisces (fish), Gemeni (twins), then 6 angels, Music (one of the seven liberal arts), Pythagorus (first defined mathematical relationship of harmonious tones).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Annunciation #Chartres #Elizabeth #france #Infant Jesus #Mary #Nativity #Presentation at the Temple #TCS-photo #Visitation #cathedral #exterior #Right #tympanum #west side

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 024

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 024

Window 002 - Life of Christ

Bottom to top, left to right:
• Row 01: Annunciation of Gabriel to Mary; Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth; Birth of Christ in stable. Note the altar-like manger.
• Row 02: Angels to shepherds; Herod; Wise men seeking Christ.
• Row 03: Wise men presenting gifts; Christ with Mary; Wise men returning home (they are warned by the angel in the panel directly above them).
• Row 04: Presentation of the temple (2 frames); Angel warns wise men to return a different way.
• Row 05: Herod angry he's been deceived by wise men; Slaughter of the Innocents (2 frames).
• Row 06: Flight into Egypt; Egypt; Return from Egypt.
• Row 07: Fall of the idols of Egypt; Baptism of Christ; Dream of St. Joseph.
• Row 08: Triumphal entry to Jerusalem (3 frames).
• Row 09: Christ in Glory flanked by two angels.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #12th century #Annunciation #Chartres #Elizabeth #Entry into Jerusalem #france #Gabriel #Herod #Jesus Christ #Mary #Nativity #Presentation at the Temple #Saint Joseph #Slaughter of the Innocents #TCS-photo #Visitation #Win002 #angels #baptism of Christ #cathedral #date estimate #flight into Egypt #idols fall #lancet window #life of Christ #restored #return from Egypt #shepherds #stained glass #west side #whole-windows #wise men