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Portal of the Virgin (c.1220): Libra
Image ID
2422
Title
Portal of the Virgin (c.1220): Libra
Caption
The Portal of the Virgin, dedicated to the patroness of the cathedral, was sculpted around 1210-20. The abutments of the doors have panels representing the cycle of earthly life, including the zodiac signs and Labors of the Months. Shown here is probably Libra the Scales, missing both head and scales.
Date Created
July 21, 2008
File Type
JPG
Original Resolution
2592 x 3888 pixels
File Size
4.78 MB
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Focal Length
192 mm
ISO
100
Credit Line
Holly Hayes / EdStockPhoto
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