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The Passion Window

Window in Chartres Cathedral - 1100s

 

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Chartres West Lancet Windows:     Passion  -  Incarnation  -  Jesse

 

 

The Passion Window is the leftmost of the three lancet windows under the rose at the west end of Chartres Cathedral.  The three windows, made, along with the Blue Virgin window, in the 1100s, are the oldest in the cathedral, and the only survivors from the catastrophic fire of 1194.

 

 

 

 

Passion Window, Chartres Cathedral

 

 

The Passion Window (1100s), detail left to right from bottom:  Transfiguration, Descent from Mount Tabor with three disciples, Last Supper, Jesus washes the Apostles' Feet.

 

 

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