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St. Gereon: Life of Christ Window 2: Visitation

Life of Christ Window 2: Visitation

The Visitation, in which the Virgin Mary and Elizabeth joyfully meet while they are both pregnant (with Jesus and John the Baptist respectively). Panel 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.