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#8273: Bernward's Door: Nativity of Christ

Photo 8273: Bernward's Door: Nativity of Christ - Hildesheim Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
8273
Date
2008-03-02
Location
Hildesheim Cathedral
Description
The Nativity of Christ (Luke 2:1-20), with the unusual feature of a servant girl in the center of the scene. Detail of Bernward's Door (Bernwardstüren) in Hildesheim Cathedral. The door was commissioned by Abbot Bernward in 1015 for St. Michael's Church in Hildesheim. It depicts eight scenes from the Old Testament on the left (from top to bottom) and eight scenes from the New Testament on the right (from bottom to top).
Resolution
3726 x 2490 px
File Size
6.96 MB
ISO
800
Geotag
52.149034° N, 9.947283° E
Date Digitized
March 2, 2008
Date Uploaded
May 28, 2011
Credit
Holly Hayes