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#8282: Bernward's Door: Presentation of Christ

Photo 8282: Bernward's Door: Presentation of Christ - Hildesheim Cathedral

Photo Details

Photo ID
8282
Credit
Title
Bernward's Door: Presentation of Christ
Caption
The presentation of the infant Jesus in the temple, with St. Simeon and the Virgin Mary. 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).
Geotag
52.149034° N, 9.947283° E
Uploaded
May 28, 2011
ISO
800