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Bourges Cathedral Stained Glass

walwyn Sat, 08/02/2014 - 12:36

The Cathedral of St Stephen, Bourges contains a large number of medieval and renaissance stained glass. The glass panels date from 1210 - 1620 and represents Saints, Apostles, Prophets, and Bible stories.

 

The above rose window in the west of the church was built in the last part of 14th century.

Last Judgement and Doom

walwyn Mon, 10/10/2011 - 20:22

A common subject painted in medieval churches where scenes of the "Last Judgment" or "Doom". Often they would be painted above the chancel arch. A central figure of risen Christ with the instruments of the passion would be painted, or a crucifixion with the Virgin Mary and St John the Evangelist.

 

Crucifixion Frescoes by Fra Angelico - Cells San Marco Florence

walwyn Fri, 12/18/2015 - 22:06

 

 

Crucifixion frescoes by Fra Angelico in the monk cells at San Marco monastery in Florence. These images are mainly in the cells for novices and were painted between 1438 and 1443 by Fra Angelico and his apprentices.

Tomb of Agnes Sorel - Loches, France

walwyn Sun, 10/23/2016 - 15:24

 

 

Agnès Sorel (d1450) was the mistress of King Charles VII of France to whom she gave birth to three daughters to Charles VII.
 

Tree of Jesse - Lady Chapel Evreux

walwyn Fri, 07/27/2012 - 20:50

 

 

This stained glass window in the Lady Chapel of Evreux Cathedral was a given to the cathedral by King Louis XI of France between 1467 and 1469.

 

 

Effigy of Don Garcia de Osorio - Toledo, Spain

walwyn Thu, 07/08/2010 - 01:00

 

Effigy of Don Garcia de Osorio (1499-1505) Toledo.

 

 

 

Effigy of Donna Maria de Perea - Toledo, Spain

walwyn Wed, 07/14/2010 - 17:41

Effigy of Donna Maria de Perea

 

 

Effigy of Donna Maria de Perea wearing a simple dress and with rosary in her hands.

 

 

 

Rouen France

walwyn Sun, 11/14/2010 - 15:55

These pages document medieval stained glass in the churches of Rouen.

 

Beauvais - France

walwyn Sat, 07/30/2011 - 19:06

Some of the 16th century and earlier stained glass that can be found in Beauvais France. In particular the works of the le Prince family in Beauvais Cathedral and the parish church of St Ettiene.

 

Tomb of the Children of France - Tours Cathedral

walwyn Sun, 10/21/2012 - 23:28

This tomb, in Tours cathedral, by Michel Colombe was made in 1506 for the two sons of Charles VIII of France and Anne of Brittany. It is reputed to be the first tomb in the region that was made in the Italian style.

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