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Chartres Cathedral - Placidus hears the words of Christ coming from the mouth of a stag

"THE unique Chartres Blue" Stained glass Windows of Cathedral of Chartres, France - A UNESCO World Heritage Site.

February - A man warming up at an open chimney fire

Cathédrale de Chartres, vitrail du signe du Taureau

Cathédrale de Chartres, vitrail du signe du Taureau

Chartres Cathedral, France, south ambulatory stained glass window, Zodiac signs, Cancer-most of the 176 windows were filled with stained glass, extensively using a new, very bright, sodium cobalt colored blue called the chartres blue.Read about the peculiarities. http://www.chartofthemoment.com/history-and-art/the-zodiac-in-mediaeval-architecture/chartres-cathedral/

chartres cathedral stained glass window zodiac sings cancer labours of the month south ambulatory chartres blue mediaeval gothic architecture

English medallion painted glass depicting a pelican with chicks. Dates back to XV century, located in the Victoria and Albert Museum.

Medaillon, ca. 1400 (made). Roundel of coloured, clear and painted glass with an image of a pelican in her piety.

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris, signe du zodiaque du Lion, vitrail de la rosace ouest

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris, signe du zodiaque du Lion, vitrail de la rosace ouest

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris, rose ouest. Vitrail de la faiblesse

Cathédrale Notre Dame de Paris, rose ouest. Vitrail de la faiblesse