Chartres Cathedral - Tree of Jesse window, so many stories from the Bible depicted in these windows!

Chartres Cathedral - Tree of Jesse window. Chartres Cathedral is know for its beautiful blue stained glass windows.

Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is a tree of Jesse. An incredibly detailed late medieval/early Renaissance depiction of the genealogy of Christ, it is remarkable for its rich colours and lavish illustration. It originates from Naples circa 1480.  Image source: Walters Museum 330. Creative Commons licensed.

"A "tree of Jesse". An incredibly detailed late medieval/early Renaissance depiction of the genealogy of Christ, it is remarkable for its rich colours and lavish illustration. It originates from Naples circa Image source: Walters Museum

The oldest complete Tree of Jesse window is in Chartres Cathedral, 1145.

Tree of Jesse - The oldest complete Jesse Tree window is in Chartres Cathedral,

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Stained glass Jesse Tree at Saint-Étienne's church in Beauvais, France, created between 1522-1524.  Jesse is the chap in the four-poster bed at the bottom.  To his left is Francis I of France and to his right is the Holy Roman Emporer Charlies V.  High res version at source.

Stain glass Jesse Tree at Saint Etienne Church in Beauvais, France . Built in 1522

The Tree of Jesse  This icon depicts the many prophecies of the Virgin birth of Christ. St. Daniel (Daniel 2:45); St. Moses ( Exodus 3:2-4); St. David, (Psalm 132:8); St. Isaiah (Isaiah 6:6); St. Jeremiah." (Baruch 3:37); St. Samuel (2 Samuel 7:13-16),  St. Habakkuk (Habakkuk 3:3); St. Micah, (Micah 1:9); St. Gideon(Judges 6:37-38); St. Ezekiel (Ezekiel 44:2); St. Amos (Amos 9:11); Prophet Balaam (Numbers 24) Romans 15:12:

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Tree of Jesse Window (1140), St. Denis, Paris. Cathedral of the French Kings since the 12th century; all but three kings of France are buried in this church. Royal and holy blood is an important theme in Gothic art and this is portrayed acutely in this family tree of Jesse.

Tree of Jesse window from Chartres Cathedral, ca. A bevy of Early Gothic stained glass, Chartres Cathedral showcases many themes which figure largely in this style: royalty, biblical stories,.

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