Cleansing the Temple Polychrome Relief - Amiens Cathedral

walwyn Mon, 02/28/2011 - 23:43
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These polychrome reliefs in Amiens cathedral are of Jesus Cleansing the Temple. They were donated in 1523 by Jean Wytz and are on the west wall of the north transept.1

 

Detail of polychrome relief Jesus appears to the money lenders in the square polychrome reliefs gothic statues

 

Jesus appears in front of the moneylenders in the square.

 

Detail Gothic Polychrome relief Shouting abuse at the moneylenders

 

And shouts abuse at them.

 

Detail Gothic Polychrome relief The loaves of the twelve tribes of Israel

 

The loaves of the twelve tribes of Israel.

 

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The high priest censes the Ark of the Covenant.