Angel with a scroll

Angel with a scroll

Angel with a scroll Description Compostela workshop under Mateo’s influence First half of the 13th century Granite The ceremony of consecration of the cathedral in 1211 also served to establish the conclusion of Mateo’s project that had begun around 1168. However, the...
Saint James the Less

Saint James the Less

Saint James the Less Description Compostela workshop under Mateo’s influence. Ca. 1225. Granite with remains of polychromy The cult of the “other Saint James” of the cathedral was relevant since the Gelmírez era when Urraca gave the archbishop his head...
Annunciation

Annunciation

Annunciation Description Compostela workshop, first half of the 18th century. Granite with remains of polychromy This set would have its origin in a chapel dedicated to Our Lady of O, belonging to the guild of the city of Santiago, which in the 16th century would be...
Saint James seated and crowned

Saint James seated and crowned

Saint James seated and crowned Description Compostela workshop, Ca. 1250-1350. Polychrome granite. It is an interesting evolution of the iconographic model created by Master Mateo in the mullion of the Portico of Glory and on the main altar in particular, with the...
Tympanum of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem

Tympanum of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem

Tympanum of Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem Description Compostela workshop. Ca. 1240-1250. Granite It is a piece that originally presided the main cover of the Church of Santo Domingo de Bonaval, a Dominican foundation located at the entrance to the Way of Santiago in...
Annunciation

Annunciation

Annunciation Description Coimbra, Attributed to Master Pero, Ca. 1325. Polychrome limestone This set belonged to separate altars located in the retrochoir, where they remained until the middle of the 19th century when the Virgin was replaced by that of the...