MEDIEVAL SCULPTOR, French
(active 1115-1120 at Cluny)

Ambulatory capital

1115-20
Stone
Musée de Farinier, Cluny

The capitals of the former abbey church of Saint-Pierre-et-Saint-Paul in Cluny (Saône-et-Loire) distinguish themselves to their self-contained reference to ancient Corinthian capitals. The picture shows a detail of one of the ambulatory capitals representing the four rivers of Paradise.