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Medieval Art & Architecture in Saxony

The Courtauld Institute & Harvard University Doctoral Students Trip, 2007

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Day 2 - Halberstadt Dom and The Leibfrauenkirche

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Dom from west

Towers from northeast

North portal

Buttresses at northwestern corner of transept

North flank of choir

Small doorway into north of choir

Axial chapel and east end

Axial chapel and east end

Axial chapel and east end


Bell spire over axial chapel


Bell spire over axial chapel

Bell spire over axial chapel

"King and Queen" statues

"Queen" statue

"King" statue

North aisle vaulting


Northwestern pier capital


View of nave from crossing

Rood screen Calvary group

Rood screen Calvary group

Mary

Seraphim

Seraphim

Rood screen - view from liturgical choir

Rood beam - view from liturgical choir

Rood beam 'visitatio sepulchri' group (from choir)

Rood beam 'visitatio sepulchri' group (from choir)

South transept vaults

Crossing vaults

North transept vault

Polychromed statue of the Magdalen

Tree of knowledge (north transept gallery)

Tree of knowledge (north transept gallery)

God from the north transept gallery

Eve

Adam

Late Gothic choir screen

Late Gothic choir screen - detail

Late Gothic choir screen - detail

Book cage

Angled altar in niche in turning bay of apse

Altars in niches on north side of choir
     

Liebfrauenkirche from east

Liebfrauenkirche from east

Figures above axial window of eastern apse

The great cross

The great cross

The great cross

The great cross

Stucco figures on choir screen - south side

Stucco figures on choir screen - south side

Stucco choir screen - detail

Stucco choir screen - Virgin & Child

Stucco choir screen - Virgin & Child

Stucco choir screen - Apostle

Stucco choir screen - Apostle

Stucco choir screen - Apostle

Stucco choir screen - Apostle

Detached stucco plaque - apotheosis of the Magdalen