HISTORY OF GOTHIC ARCHITECTURE
Basilique, Saint-Denis No.8
: Basilique Saint-Denis; France, saint-denis; 1136?-44 (Choir)
- Central portal of the west facade. (about 1140)
- The tympanum of the central portal is a motif of the Last Judgment.
The statues-colonnes of both side of the portal were originally proposed by Abbot Suger but those were lost in 1771. The style of these statues-colonnes had been succeeded by Cathedral Chartres.
- The right door panel of bronze.
- The left door panel of bronze.
Photo: Yasuhiko Nishigaki
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