Notes on the Geography of France: Paris 1: Gothic: Photo 9
Most of the glass is modern, and the heavy piers were added in the 13th century. Still, the ambition, to create a symbol of God as light, is clear. Light fills not only the tall windows of the clerestory but also of the triforium below, a gallery usually left dark.
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