Climbing the Walls: Building Chartres Cathedral (1150 – 1260)
October 28, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
One hour’s drive southwest of Paris, Chartres Cathedral stands as a magnificently complete example of Gothic architecture, sculpture, and stained glass. But what looks like a unified design is really the result of several extended building campaigns that lasted for years and required the work of many skilled craft persons. This talk is richly illustrated by the speaker’s images of Chartres Cathedral.