Screen Sculpture, Chartres Cathedral

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Jan van der Crabben
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published on 16 October 2018
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A detail of the sculpture which adorns the screen of the chancel of Chartres Cathedral, France. Executed from c. 1530 CE and slowly added to over the following two centuries, the screen has 40 niches containing large figure sculptures depicting the key events of the lives of Mary and Jesus from the Nativity to the Resurrection.

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About the Author

Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia, leading the non-profit company to best fulfil its mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College.

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Crabben, J. v. d. (2018, October 16). Screen Sculpture, Chartres Cathedral. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9338/screen-sculpture-chartres-cathedral/

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Screen Sculpture, Chartres Cathedral." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified October 16, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/9338/screen-sculpture-chartres-cathedral/.

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Crabben, Jan van der. "Screen Sculpture, Chartres Cathedral." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 16 Oct 2018. Web. 20 Oct 2021.