Images of Medieval Art and Architecture

France: Vézelay
Benedictine Abbey Church of Sante-Marie-Madeleine


Vaults and Elevations


NAVE
 

General views of nave showing transverse ribs and groin vaults 

Towards east end

Towards west end


 

Details of Nave

Detail of nave vaulting

North Elevation and Vault

Detail of column base

 

Details of Nave Aisles

Vaulting in aisle

Vaulting in aisle

Wall of Aisle


CHOIR
 

Choir Vaults

North Elevation and Vaults


North Elevation

North Ambulatory


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Created by G. David Donahue, July 1997
Updated by Jane Vadnal, December, 1997