MEDIEVAL SCULPTOR, French
(active 1200-1225 in Anjou)
Tomb of Richard the Lionheart and his Wife1200-25
Abbey church, Fontevrault (Maine-et-Loire)
Then located within what is sometimes referred to as the Angevin Empire, the King of England, Henry II, his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, and son, King Richard the Lionheart were buried in the Abbey of Fontevraud at the end of the 12th century.
The picture shows the tomb effigies of Richard the Lionheart and Eleanor of Aquitaine.