QUERCIA, Jacopo della
(b. ca. 1367, Quercia Grossa, d. 1438, Siena)

Right reliefs on the portal: 2. Cain killing Abel

1425-30
Istrian stone, 82 x 68 cm
San Petronio, Bologna

The five scenes on the right lateral support of the main portal of San Petronio are, from top to bottom, the (i) Sacrifices of Cain and Abel, (ii) Cain killing Abel, (iii) Disembarking from Noah's Ark, (iv) Drunkenness of Noah, and (v) Sacrifice of Isaac by Abraham.

The picture shows the relief of Cain killing Abel.




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