GOTHIC GLASS PAINTER, French
(active c. 1220)

Miracles of the Virgin

c. 1220
Stained glass window
Cathedral, Chartres

This scene, recalling the earlier "cult of the carts" when the populace had supposedly carted stones to help in the building of the old cathedral, depicts a newly installed fund-raising statue of the Virgin on the main altar and urges the beholder to give generously.