Tympanum of the west portal


Batalha Monastery

Batalha Monastery
Batalha, Portugal

Christ sits on a throne covered by a canopy, blessing with his right hand and holding an orb on his left leg. He is surrounded by the Evangelists and the winged creatures that symbolize them: an eagle (for John), a man (for Matthew), an ox (for Luke) and a lion (for Mark).


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

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