Title of Work
The Infancy of Christ Window
Title of Image
20: The return from Egypt
Date
1145-55
Description
The Infancy of Christ Window
Delaporte no. 2, Deremble-Manhes no. 50
Panel 20- The Return from Egypt (Matthew 2:21-23)
This panel and panel 20 form a two-panel scene of the Return of the Holy Family from Egypt.
Joseph (Jew’s hat, no halo) stands at left holding a rod with an object (a water gourd?) hanging from it. He leads the donkey on which sit Mary and the infant Christ (both haloed). Around them are stylized plants. Christ raises a hand.
Country
France
Location
Chartres
Style
Gothic
Type of Work
Glass
Subtype of Work
Lancet Window
Material
Glass
Condition
Good
Subject
Cathédrale de Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church decoration and ornament--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church architecture--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Christian art and symbolism--France--Chartres--Medieval, 500-1500--Pictorial works.
Bibliography
Photographer
Philip Maye
Copyright
Identifier
FCW050AP2001
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