Keywords:Chartres, Royal portals, cathedrals, gothic, romanesque, sculptures
Dimensions1000 x 669
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West facade - Royal Portals, ca. 1145-1155. These portals were spared by the fire in 1194 which destroyed the romanesque church and were integrated in the new gothic building. Highly influential in their day, they form the most important surviving ensemble of romanesque sculpture.