A magnificent Renaissance three-light window by Engrand Le Prince (1522–1524), with the royal ancestors richly dressed in fashionable garments, rising from large flower-pods. Jesse has a splendid four-poster bed. In the tracery, the central section has the form of a Sacred Heart and contains the Virgin and Christ Child rising from a lily and surrounded by radiant light.
Tree of Jesse, an incredibly detailed late medieval/early Renaissance depiction of the genealogy of Christ, it is remarkable for its rich colours and lavish illustration. It originates from Naples circa 1480. Image source: Walters Museum 330. Creative Commons licensed.
Jesse ("God exists" or "God's gift") 1080 B.C. The grandson of Ruth and Boaz, Jesse was the father of David, the most famous king of Israel, identifying Jesse's line as the one through which the Messiah would come (Isa 11:1-5) | Detail of Jesse from the Stained Glass window of All Saints Church, Hove, Sussex, England.
The large flat wooden ceiling in the Church of St Michael, Hildesheim of c.1200 has the space to include a complex iconographic scheme based around the tree, which encompasses Adam and Eve, the Prophets and the Four Evangelists.(whole ceiling illustrated) Panel paintings are rare, but a German example of c.1470 (Darmstadt) shows a Tree on the outside of the wings of a tryptych.