Chartres Cathedral (Chartres, France) : View showing flying buttresses outside south side of nave and niches containing ecclesiastical figures

Creator:
unknown (French)
Published/Created:
Chartres, Centre, France
rebuilt 1194-1260
Date Depicted:
ca. 1990's
500 AD - 1499 AD
Materials:
limestone
stone
Notes:
Dedicated to Notre-Dame, Chartres Cathedral acquired strong associations with the cult of the Virgin. Most of the 12th- and 13th-century sculpture and stained glass survive, to make the cathedral one of the most 'complete' medieval buildings in existence.
Variant Titles:
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Chartres
Topics:
Architecture -- France -- 13th century -- (YVRC)
Period/Style:
Gothic (Medieval)
Culture:
French
Accession Number:
1A2-F-C-C-2-A6
Genre:
architecture (AAT)
churches: cathedrals (AAT)
Format:
Image
Content Type:
Sculptures, Models, & Architecture
Rights:
Copyright Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc
The use of this image may be subject to the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) or to site license or other rights management terms and conditions. The person using the image is liable for any infringement.
Access Restrictions:
Yale Community Only
Digital:
architectural exteriors; Mary, Blessed Virgin, Saint construction buildings; religious buildings; churches; cathedrals flying buttress
Source Creator:
Gilchrist, Scott
Source Title:
Archivision Base Collection
Source Created:
2878 Chamonix, Montreal QC
Archivision, Inc.
ca. 1990's
Source Note:
Purchase, Visual Resources Collection, May, 2011; photographer Scott Gilchrist
Yale Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Digital Collection:
Visual Resources Collection
Local Record Number:
4152
OID:
10093220
PID:
digcoll:2306341