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Thursday Doors: Chartres Cathedral

As promised, this week we feature some of the mightily impressive doors of the great cathedral of Chartres, often said to be the most beautiful cathedral in France and certainly a high point of French Gothic architecture dating from the late twelfth and early thirteenth centuries. 96 more words


Statuary from Chartres Cathedral

A few years old as photos, but nothing like as old as the works themselves. Chartres was a revelation and well worth the trip (even though the labyrinth was covered by restoration work) – would recommend bringing binoculars, especially for the stained glass.


Tuesdays of Texture: Sculpted Saints

Lots of texture in this detail of a selection of saints to be found at Chartres Cathedral:

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Manifesting a Dream

Vision Board Project completed by Janis Kirstein at a Spirit of Sophia Workshop guided by artist April Martin in Spring of 2016.

Is it possible to manifest a dream with just the power of intention, desire, vision boards, visions, and creativity? 423 more words

Fine Art

MATH ITINERARIES: Chartres Cathedral

Harmony of the Spheres: (The Geometry of Music)

In Chartres Cathedral, and many other medieval buildings, these harmonic ratios were translated into the architecture of the magnificent structures.

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52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 29 - Beautiful Colours

The colours in this stained glass window in the cathedral at Chartres are truly stunning:

52 Weeks Photo Challenge: Week 29 – Beautiful Colours

Chartres - inside the catherdral - part 2 (France)

Chartres Cathedral, also known as the Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres
is a Gothic Catholic cathedral,located in Chartres, France, about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southwest of Paris. 8 more words