Life of John the Baptist - Amiens Cathedral

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These polychrome reliefs on the north of the choir screen tell the story of the life of John the Baptist. They were created in about 1531 and set into a wall surmounted by a rich ornamental parapet.

 

Polychrome relief sculpture gothic amiens france John Baptist Preaching

 

Polychrome relief sculpture gothic amiens france Baptism of Christ

 

Polychrome relief sculpture gothic amiens france John Baptist Revealing His Mission

 

Polychrome relief sculpture gothic amiens france John Baptist before Herod

 

Polychrome relief sculpture gothic amiens france Beheading of John Baptist

 

Polychrome relief sculpture gothic amiens france Revenge of Herodias