Rose Window - La Sainte-Chapelle (aka The Holy Chapel

Primary Creator
Designer Unknown
Architect Pierre de Montreuil (possibly)
Length190 inches
Width190 inches
Name of WorkRose Window - La Sainte-Chapelle (aka The Holy Chapel
Production Date1248
Production Location

Current Location

Media Typesleaded glass
General Notes

The style is rayonnant gothic.


The rose window is a symphony of curves and colored glass. See image since a description is of limited value.

Emotional Sum or Sense-of-life

The world is open and bright and colorful and gay.

Context Information

The entire chapel is the epitome of open, weightless gothic architecture, since you are entirely surrounded by soaring glass panels with minimal vertical structure.