Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais – A Closer Look

In yesterday’s post we took a quick look around this extraordinary church on Paris’ Right Bank (Rive Droite). Today we’ll focus on the impressive Tribune organ and the colourful and intricate stained glass windows. Let’s jump right in with the organ. Located at the rear entrance of the church, this large organ has been associated…… Continue reading Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais – A Closer Look

Château de Chantilly – The Psyche Gallery

This gallery consists of 44 stained glass windows painted in the grisaille style (basically grey scale, with an effort to look like sculpture). Originally housed at Château d’Écouen (currently the National Museum of the Renaissance) and commissioned by Constable Anne de Montmorency, the images are said to represent “The Golden Ass: Being the Metamorphoses of…… Continue reading Château de Chantilly – The Psyche Gallery