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#6561: West Portal Detail

Photo 6561: West Portal Detail - Angers Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
6561
Date
2008-07-17
Location
Angers Cathedral
Description
Detail of the Romanesque west portal (c.1170) of Angers Cathedral, which was inspired by the west portal at Chartres. Its tympanum depicts Christ in Majesty surrounded by the symbols of the Four Evangelists. The inner archivolt has sculptures of the elect and people of many races and languages; the outer two archivolts have the 24 Elders of the Apocalypse.
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Resolution
2980 x 4500 px
File Size
8.47 MB
ISO
100
Geotag
47.470458° N, 0.554788° W
Date Digitized
July 17, 2008
Date Uploaded
August 20, 2010
Credit
Holly Hayes