Medieval sculpture art: 1) The Death of the Virgin, ca. 1230, unknown artist, (Strasbourg Cathedral, France); 2) Tomb, 14th century (Chichester Cathedral, England); 3) The Deposition, by Nicola Pisano, stone tympanon (Cattedrale di San Martino, Lucca, Italy); 4+8) Detail from the Golden Gate, sandstone portal, 1225 (Freiberg Cathedral, Germany); 5) Well of Moses, between 1395 - 1405 by Claus Sluter (Chartreuse de Champmol, Dijon, France); 6) Saint Peter Enthroned, bronze statue (ca. 1300) by Arnolfo di Cambio (Saint Peters Basilica, Vatican); 7) Labors of Adam and Eve from Paradise, with the infants Cain and Abel, relief (between 1425 - 1438) by Jacopo della Quercia (San Petronio in Bologna, Italy); 9) Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus (317 - 359), Old St. Peter's Basilica (Vatican); 10) East doors, or Gates of Paradise (between 1427 - 1447), by Lorenzo Ghiberti, Florence Baptistery (Italy); 11) Externsteine relief, likely the 12th century (near Detmold, Germany). Wood engravings, published in 1897.
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