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#5149: West Portal: Angel in the Doorway

Photo 5149: West Portal: Angel in the Doorway - Chartres Cathedral

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Photo ID
5149
Credit
Title
West Portal: Angel in the Doorway
Caption
A dynamic angel guards one of several doorways of the west portal (c.1150), also known as the Royal Portal, whose celebrated sculptures show the transition from Romanesque to Gothic. The relief above depicts the Presentation of Christ. Detail Chartres Cathedral, France.
Geotag
48.447799° N, 1.487773° E
Uploaded
March 25, 2010
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
ISO
200