Tympanum: The Redeemed
Photo © 2008 Holly Hayes/Art History Images. All rights reserved.
|Title:||Tympanum: The Redeemed|
|Caption:||Detail of the Last Judgment tympanum over the west door, sculpted by Gislebertus around 1130. In the center, apostles incline their heads in veneration towards Christ. Above them, the enthroned Virgin Mary extends her hands in blessing and an angel trumpets to waken the dead. |
On the left, redeemed souls ascend to heaven. Most catch a ride on the wings of angels and one is pulled up by St. Peter himself. At the top, the heads of those already in the Kingdom of Heaven can be seen. Along the bottom, a Latin inscription proclaims the joys of Paradise.
|Keywords:||christian medieval autun cathedral church burgundy bourgogne france gothic exterior sunny grey blue st-lazare c12 romanesque art sculpture narthex porch west portal gislebertus tympanum last judgment last judgement redeemed saved salvation heaven angel resurrection|
|Digital Size:||3843 x 2471 pixels|
|Print Sizes:||16.0 x 10.3 inches @ 240 dpi|
12.8 x 8.2 inches @ 300 dpi
|Created:||June 4, 2008|
|Uploaded:||November 11, 2009|