MEDIEVAL SCULPTOR, Spanish
(active c. 1100 in Aragón)

The Sacrifice of Isaac

c. 1100
Stone
Cathedral, Jaca (Aragón)

The cathedral of Jaca (Aragón) is one of the important churches with architectural sculpture built by the royal families of León, Castile and Aragón in the second half of the eleventh century. These churches display a wide spectrum of self-contained Spanish sculpture.

The picture shows a capital on the south portal depicting The Sacrifice of Isaac, one of the most popular themes of the Romanesque period.