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ARCHITECT (possibly): PIERRE OF MONTREUIL (1242-1248)

Sainte-Chapelle is a royal medieval Gothic chapel designated in 1862 and located on the Ile de la Cite in the Seine River in Paris.
It was commissioned by Louis IX to house a collection of Passion relics including Christ's Crown of Thorns.

LINK TO WIKIPEDIA'S WEB PAGE ON STE CHAPELLE

TRAVEL: 1978, 1984, 1999 -


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(older images scanned from slides)



Exterior, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1984.



Facade detail, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1984.



Window detail, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1984.



Main chapel, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1978.



Main chapel detail, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1984.



The stained glass windows were designed to tell the story of the bible to the illiterate, Upper Chapel, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1999.



The stained glass windows were designed to tell the story of the bible to the illiterate, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1999.



Detail of stained glass window at the opposite end, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1999.



Lower Chapel, Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, France, 1999.




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