Cleansing the Temple Polychrome Relief - Amiens Cathedral

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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.

 

Detail Gothic Polychrome relief

Detail Gothic Polychrome relief

 

The high priest censes the Ark of the Covenant.