[Photographs by George P. Landow 2010. You may use any of these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a website or include it in a print document.]


Left: View from high altar to east end, Middle left: View of west end from altar. Middle right: view of east end from west front entrance. Right: Lantern at crossing with a little of one transcept ceiling visible.


Left: Right (or north) aisle looking toward apse. Middle left: Ceiling of south aisle. Middle right: Columns, arches, ceiling at transcept. Right: Nave ceiling.


Left: Ceiling rosette. Middle left: staircase to library. Middle right: Ceiling glimpsed through arch. Right: Gathering of columns at meeting point of transcept and nave.


Views of capitals, base of multi-column pier, arches, and elaborate niche with raised floor.


Left: Woman (Eve? Lucifer in disguise? Mary in a Jesse tree?) in leaves. Middle two: Two views of statues n niches and elaborate carving over doors. Right: Capital with head of man.


Left: Column decorated with vegetation and head of man with longer hair than one on previous column (in line above on this page). Middle right: Slender pier with bundled columns. Right two: Weird mannerist gothic assemblage of slender columns supporting other columns.


Detail of staircase near library. Middle: Christ as Man of Sorrows. Right: Particle of harder stone mixed with granite.


Left: Clear glass window. Right two: Rose window with Christ in judgment at center.


Left: Center of Rose window with Christ in majesty surrounded by 6 fkuer-de-lis — an early product placement or assertion of an esential association of France and French royalty with Christ and his Church. Center: Symbols of the four authors of the Gospels. Right: A four-paned window with Christ carrying the cross, the crucifixion, the descent from the cross, the pietà — Mary holding her dead son.

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