The Basilica of St Denis, Paris, France: South transept Rose window, subject: Jesse Tree (Ancestors of Christ). Art Nouveau style.     WOW! What a window!  Amazing colour--mauve, I think it is.  Anyways, purplish blue.  A deep, meditative colour, ideal for a mandala, which is what "rose windows" are, in effect.

The Basilica of St Denis, Paris, France: South transept Rose window, subject: Jesse Tree (Ancestors of Christ). Art Nouveau style. WOW! What a window! Amazing colour--mauve, I think it is. Anyways, purplish blue. A deep, meditative colour, ideal for a mandala, which is what "rose windows" are, in effect.

Rose window    From the Gothic revival church of the Holy Rosary, near the Vatican, which is run by the Dominicans.

Rose window From the Gothic revival church of the Holy Rosary, near the Vatican, which is run by the Dominicans.

The main aspect from that period is the architecture and from the architecture, two of the most impressionable things are the rose windows and the arch. Description from tripledart.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

The main aspect from that period is the architecture and from the architecture, two of the most impressionable things are the rose windows and the arch. Description from tripledart.blogspot.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

A stained glass window at Notre Dame Cathedral.  http://publicdomainpictures.net  FREE PUBLIC DOMAIN PHOTO'S TO USE AS YOU LIKE.

A stained glass window at Notre Dame Cathedral. http://publicdomainpictures.net FREE PUBLIC DOMAIN PHOTO'S TO USE AS YOU LIKE.

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