Woman holding bunches of grapes

Woman holding bunches of grapes

Woman holding bunches of grapes Description Master of the Porta Francígena. 1105-1112. Marble This relief fragment of a female with long curly hair who carries in each hand, close to her breasts, individual bunches of grapes would come from the Paradise façade....
The Month of February

The Month of February

The Month of February Description Workshop of the Master of Platerías. Ca. 1103-1110. Granite It is one of the reliefs belonging to the missing Paradise Façade of the cathedral that have been recovered. This facade was replaced in the central decades of the 18th...
The Rebuke of Adam and Eve

The Rebuke of Adam and Eve

The Rebuke of Adam and Eve Description Attributed to Master of Betrayal. First-quarter of the 12th century. Granite The original location of this relief is known thanks to the description of the Paradise façade that appears in the Codex Calixtinus. It was paired with...
Braided shafts

Braided shafts

Braided shafts Description Master of the Braided Columns, 1103-1110. Marble In the detailed description of the Paradise façade included in the Codex Calixtinus, the columns that flanked both doors stand out. They are pieces to which the four almost complete shafts and...
Virtual reconstruction of the Door Francíxena

Virtual reconstruction of the Door Francíxena

Virtual reconstruction of the Door Francíxena Description The Gelmírez period, which includes Diego Gelmírez’s forty years of episcopacy, was of key importance in the consolidation of the See of Compostela, which ended up becoming a metropolitan one in 1120....