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Archivolts and tympanum of the west portal of the church

Huguet1420/1440

Batalha Monastery

Batalha Monastery
Batalha, Portugal

Six archivolts are made up of the following carved figures (from the inner to the outer archivolt): seraphs, musician angels, Prophets, Kings of Judah, male martyred saints and confessors, seated female saints and martyrs. Christ sits in the middle of the tympanum surrounded by the Evangelists.

Details

  • Title: Archivolts and tympanum of the west portal of the church
  • Creator: Huguet
  • Date Created: 1420/1440
  • Physical Location: Batalha, Portugal
  • Medium: Local oolitic limestone

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