St John the Baptist

The set of statue columns of Chartres cathedral is one of the jewels of medieval art.  Among the figures of the Old Tetment St John the Baptis is featured.  Dressed in an animal skin, he holds the Pascal Lamb close to him.  This symbolises at once the eternal alliance between God and his people, and the foreshadowing of the Coming of his Son.


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The set of statue columns of Chartres cathedral is one of the jewels of medieval art. Among the figures of the Old Tetment St John the Baptist. Is feaured. Dressed in an animal skin, he holds the Pascal Lamb close to him. This symbolises at once the eternal alliance between God and his people, and the foreshadowing of the Coming of his Son. The artist has been able to emphasise the contrast between the priestly bearing and the intensity of inner vision that animates his features.

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