Stained Glass: Martyrdom of Saint Nicaise
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Stained Glass: Martyrdom of Saint Nicaise

Detail of stained glass window depicting scenes from the life of Saint Nicaise. This four-part medallion shows St Nicaise and St Eutropie moving toward Reims Cathedral, the arrival of the Vandals, and the martyrdom of St Nicaise. The window is from the Soissons region, first quarter of the 13th century. It was remounted in a chapel of Soissons Cathedral in the 19th century and acquired by the Louvre in 1907. Louvre Museum, Paris.