Sainte-Chapelle

Primary Creator
Architect Anonymous
Contributor(s)
Architect Pierre de Montreuil (possibly)
Properties
Height550 inches
Length550 inches
Width350 inches
Name of WorkSainte-Chapelle
Production Date1248
Production LocationParis, Ile de la Cite, France
Current LocationParis, Ile de la Cite, France
General Notes

Description

A U-shaped chapel that is quite tall in relation to its width and length. It is an exceptional example of open gothic with a huge proportion of its wall surface as light stained glass.

Theme

The world is brilliant, light, colorful, orderly.

Emotional Sum or Sense-of-life

The world is brilliant, light, colorful, orderly.

Context Information

It was largely restored in the 20th century, and a substantial portion of the stained glass was recreated.

Tags

gothic, stained glass

Scale

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