P1020616

P1020616

original (4295078117)

Window 007 - Death and Assumption of Mary (restored)

Bottom to top, left to right.
• Row 1: Cobblers, donors of the window
• Medallion 2: Apostles around Mary's deathbed
• Medallion 3 (small-missing): Jesus receives soul (small child).
• Medallion 4: Mary's funeral (note the coffin held up at the top).
• Medallion 5 (small): Angels with censers
• Medallion 6: Mary placed in the tomb surrounded by apostles.
• Medallion 7 (small): Mary's bodily assumption to heaven, flanked by two angels.
• Medallion 8: Jesus crowns Mary as Queen of Heaven.
• Medallion 9 (small): Angels bear the crown.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Assumption of Mary #Chartres #france #Jesus Christ #Mary #Queen of Heaven #TCS-photo #Win007 #angels #apostles #burial of Mary #cathedral #censers #death of Mary #donors identified #interior #restoration in progress #restored #stained glass #whole-windows

IMG 5194

IMG 5194

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.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Assumption of Mary #Chartres #Dormition of Mary #france #Jesus Christ #TCS-photo #angels #apostles #cathedral #lintel #north side #restored #Right #tympanum

P1020626

P1020626

original (4295078121)

Window 005 - Mary Magdalen

Bottom to top, left to right. Circles are SW to SE, then NW to NE:
• Panels 1,2,3: Water-bearers, the donors of the window
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• Quadrant 4: Mary Magdalen at Simon's house
• Quadrant 5: Lazarus dies
• Quadrants 6, 7: Funeral of Lazarus, with mourners to the left, the bier to the right.
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• Panels 8,9,10: Jesus comes to Bethany and is met by Mary and Martha, he then raises Lazarus (? while on-lookers are amazed)
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• Quadrant 11: Mary Magdalen at the sepulchre of Christ (Lazarus is being used as a type of Christ's resurrection)
• Quadrant 12: Jesus appears to Mary.
• Quadrants 13, 14: Mary tells the apostles of the resurrection; they do not believe her.
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• Panels 15,16,17: Mary comes to Provence; Mary's brother Saint Maximus preaches.
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• Quadrant 18: Mary Magdalen's death.
• Quadrant 19: She is buried.
• Quadrants 20, 21: Jesus receives Mary into Heaven. (Thanks to Him, she too has been 'raised,' just as Lazarus and Jesus were.)
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• Panels 22: Angel with censer.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jesus Christ #Mary Magdalen #Provence #Saint Maximus #TCS-photo #Win005 #apostles #cathedral #donors identified #haigiography #interior #lazarus #restored #resurrection #stained glass #types of Christ #whole-windows

IMG 4902

IMG 4902

Chartres west side, central portal, tympanum

• Christ in glory sits in the center, surrounded by symbols of the four gospel authors (evangelists):

• Matthew - winged man
• Mark - winged lion
• Luke - winged ox or bull
• John - eagle

• In the lintel beneath, the twelve apostles are in four groups of three.
• To their immediate left stands Elijah; to their right stands Enoch.

• The first archivolt: twelve angels.
• The second and third archivolts: twenty-four elders of the apocalypse (see Revelation 4:4).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #4 evangelists #Chartres #Elijah #Enoch #france #Jesus Christ #Saint John #Saint Luke #Saint Mark #Saint Matthew #TCS-photo #apostles #cathedral #Detail #exterior #lintel #west side

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 045

ChartresGlass Box M Slides 045

Window 007 - Death and Assumption of Mary (detail, unrestored)

• Medallion 2: Apostles around Mary's deathbed

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Assumption of Mary #Chartres #france #Jesus Christ #Mary #Queen of Heaven #TCS-photo #Win007 #angels #apostles #burial of Mary #cathedral #censers #date estimate #death of Mary #Detail #donors identified #stained glass

Story of Ste. Mary Magdalene

Story of Ste. Mary Magdalene

Window 005 - Mary Magdalen

Bottom to top, left to right. Circles are SW to SE, then NW to NE:
• Panels 1,2,3: Water-bearers, the donors of the window
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• Quadrant 4: Mary Magdalen at Simon's house
• Quadrant 5: Lazarus dies
• Quadrants 6, 7: Funeral of Lazarus, with mourners to the left, the bier to the right.
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• Panels 8,9,10: Jesus comes to Bethany and is met by Mary and Martha, he then raises Lazarus (? while on-lookers are amazed)
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• Quadrant 11: Mary Magdalen at the sepulchre of Christ (Lazarus is being used as a type of Christ's resurrection)
• Quadrant 12: Jesus appears to Mary.
• Quadrants 13, 14: Mary tells the apostles of the resurrection; they do not believe her.
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• Panels 15,16,17: Mary comes to Provence; Mary's brother Saint Maximus preaches.
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• Quadrant 18: Mary Magdalen's death.
• Quadrant 19: She is buried.
• Quadrants 20, 21: Jesus receives Mary into Heaven. (Thanks to Him, she too has been 'raised,' just as Lazarus and Jesus were.)
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• Panels 22: Angel with censer.

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #Chartres #france #Jesus Christ #Mary Magdalen #Provence #Saint Maximus #TCS-photo #Win005 #apostles #cathedral #donors identified #haigiography #lazarus #restored #resurrection #stained glass #types of Christ #whole-windows

IMG 4901

IMG 4901

Chartres west side, central portal, tympanum

• Christ in glory sits in the center, surrounded by symbols of the four gospel authors (evangelists):

• Matthew - winged man
• Mark - winged lion
• Luke - winged ox or bull
• John - eagle

• In the lintel beneath, the twelve apostles are in four groups of three.
• To their immediate left stands Elijah; to their right stands Enoch.

• The first archivolt: twelve angels.
• The second and third archivolts: twenty-four elders of the apocalypse (see Revelation 4:4).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #24 Elders of the Apocalypse #4 evangelists #Chartres #Elijah #Enoch #france #Jesus Christ #Saint John #Saint Luke #Saint Mark #Saint Matthew #TCS-photo #apostles #cathedral #exterior #lintel #tympanum #west side

Chartres West Exterior Slides 019

Chartres West Exterior Slides 019

Chartres west side, central portal, tympanum

• In the lintel two of the twelve apostles to their right stands Enoch.
• First archevolt: Angels.
• Second archevolt: Two of the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse (Revelations 4:4).

Album: Chartres-Cathedral

Categories: Chartres-Cathedral

Tags: #24 Elders of the Apocalypse #Chartres #Enoch #france #TCS-photo #angels #apostles #Archivolt #cathedral #Center #date estimate #Detail #exterior #west side