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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. Beneath either end of each arch an Apostle can be seen.

Details

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

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