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Life of Christ Window 1: Annunciation

The Annunciation, in which the Archangel Gabriel announces to the Virgin Mary that she will bear a son. Panel 1 of the Life of Christ Window, the center lancet beneath the west rose window. Dating from about 1150, it depicts the early life of Christ from the Annunciation to the Triumphal Entry. Chartres Cathedral, France.

Photo © Holly Hayes.

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