Wednesday, July 3, 2013

The Gothic Begins...

The windows of San Chapelle

This "Chapel of light" was built to house the relics of the Passion of the Lord.

A very happy angel...

A richly ornamented interior

Sumptuous


A last Judgement over the front door....
...where a demon seeks to tip the scales.

Notice the subtle effect of rain over Noah's ark to the left and the clearing skies to the right,

A rare trace of the rich colors which used to ornament all this stonework.



The famous facade of Notre Dame du Paris.