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#1009: West Portal: The Nativity

Photo 1009: West Portal: The Nativity - Chartres Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
1009
Date
2008-07-19
Location
Chartres Cathedral
Description
The Virgin Mary in bed after the birth of Christ, who has mostly disappeared from the upper part of the scene. Joseph stands by on the left. Detail of the west portal or Royal Portal, completed by 1150. Its celebrated sculptures show the transition from Romanesque to Gothic.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
3799 x 2495 px
File Size
7.84 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
48.447799° N, 1.487773° E
Date Digitized
July 19, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 12, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes