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Historical Archive: Cathedral of Saint Étienne, Sens

chevet begun c.1140; fabric mostly 13th century; transepts 1490-1517
This work also has its own exterior page.


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nave and chevet to east
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crossing and chevet to east
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chevet to east, with cast iron grille (Guillaume Doré 1762)
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chevet to east, apse illuminated for Mass
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crossing just west of chevet, with people for scale
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apse vault, with baldachin of high altar (Servandoni 1742)
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13th c. axial Chapel of St. Savinian, with decollation of the saint (Hermann, 18th c.)
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windows in Chapel of St. Savinian, c.1180 and c.1200-50 with modern borders
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vault of Chapel of St. Savinian with ambulatory vault
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vault of Chapel of St. Savinian
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entry to archiepiscopal palace from SE ambulatory
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window opening on SE ambulatory from archiepiscopal palace
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view of ambulatory from archiepiscopal palace (now museum)
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view of apse and high altar from archiepiscopal palace (now museum)
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north ambulatory window with grille of chevet
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NE ambulatory with St. Eustache window
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St. Eustache window, c.1207-15
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NE ambulatory with windows Prodigal Son and Typology/Good Samaritan
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NE ambulatory windows Prodigal Son and Typology/Good Samaritan
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Prodigal Son window, c.1207-15
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Prodigal Son window, c.1207-15
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Prodigal Son window, c.1207-15
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Prodigal Son window, c.1207-15
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Typology/Good Samaritan window, c.1207-15
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Typology/Good Samaritan window: Adam and Eve, man attacked
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Typology/Good Samaritan window: Moses and Aaron, injured man
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Typology/Good Samaritan window: Passion, Good Samaritan
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NE ambulatory with window and sculpture St. Thomas Becket
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St. Thomas Becket window, c.1207-15
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St. Thomas Becket, late 12th c., from Becket's house in Sens
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capital on ambulatory N wall
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capital on ambulatory N wall
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capital on ambulatory N wall
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capital on ambulatory N wall
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nave to east
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nave vault
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nave north elevation just west of crossing
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north nave capitals at springing of vault
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north nave triforium
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north nave arcade capital
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north nave compound pier with arcade capitals
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south nave arcade double capital
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south aisle to east
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Chapel of Notre-Dame off S transept
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capital at entry Chapel of Notre-Dame
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Chapel of Notre-Dame: Virgin and Child, dated 1334. This object has its own page.
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south transept crossing pier
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south transept crossing pier: mermaid
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south transept arcade capital
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north transept windows, Jean Hympe the elder and the younger and Tassin Gassot, c.1515-19. This work has its own page.