Work Record Linked to Another Work [Figure 13]

Work Record

Class [controlled] architecture
*Work Type [link to Concept Authority] basilica
*Title Chartres Cathedral | Title Type: preferred Title: Cathedral of Notre-Dame | Title Type: alternate Title: Notre-Dame d'Chartres | Title Type: alternate
*Creator display unknown French
*Role [controlled]: architects | [link to Personal
and Corporate Name Authority]: unknown French
*Creation Date construction was begun in 1194, consecrated in 1260; parts of earlier Romanesque building remain | [controlled]: Earliest: 1194; Latest: 1260
*Subject [link to authorities] Virgin Mary • worship • cathedral
*Current Location [link] Chartres (Eure-et-Loir, Centre region, France)
*Measurements height: 34 m (112 feet); length: 130 m (427 feet)
[controlled]: Value: 34; Unit: m; Type: height |
Value: 130; Unit: m; Type: length
*Materials and Techniques bearing masonry construction, limestone
Material [link]: masonry • limestone | Technique
[link]: load-bearing walls
Styles [link] Gothic
Description Noted for innovations in architectural
construction and large number of sculptures and
stained glass windows. The present cathedral was
constructed on the foundations of the earlier church;
the oldest parts of the cathedral are the crypt and
Royal Portal (West Portal), remnants of a
Romanesque church destroyed by fire in 1194.
 

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Work Record

Class [controlled] architecture
*Work Type [link to Concept Authority] portal
*Title Portal (South Transept) | Title Type: preferred
*Creator display unknown French
*Role [controlled]: architects | [link]: unknown
French
*Creation Date ca. 1205-ca. 1240
[controlled]: Earliest: 1200; Latest: 1245
*Subject [link to authorities] portal • Last Judgment • Jesus Christ • martyrs • confessors • Saint Martin • Saint Nicholas
*Current Location [link] South Transept, Chartres Cathedral, Chartres (Eure-et-Loir, Centre region, France)
*Materials and Techniques limestone
Material [link]: limestone
Styles [link] Gothic
Description The central portal depicts the Last Judgment; left portal portrays the Martyrs, tympanum portrays the martyrdom of St. Stephen; right portal portrays the Confessors, tympanum portrays good deeds of St. Martin and St. Nicholas.
Related Work Relationship Type [controlled]: part of
[link to Work Record]: Chartres Cathedral;
cathedral; unknown French; begun 1194,
consecrated 1260; Chartres (Eure-et-Loir, Centre
region, France)
 

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CREDIT: Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, France
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