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Notre-Dame-La-Grande: Annunciation and Jesse

Annunciation and Jesse

The Annunciation and the Stem of Jesse (representing the royal family tree of Jesus). Traces of blue paint can be seen on the robes of the Archangel Michael and Virgin Mary. The faces have been smashed by iconoclasts. Detail of 12th-century west facade of Église Notre-Dame-la-Grande, Poitiers.

Credit: Holly Hayes