The Portico of GloryA masterpiece of the universal history of art, currently mutilated by the reforms carried out in its façade. Master Mateo developed in the Portico a program of apocalyptic and salvific content incorporating a new architectural and sculptural language that led to a Galician art with its own identity.
Master Mateo and his workshop. Ca. 1188. Granite and marble The mullion can be found in the central part of the Portico, holding the great tympanum where the Glory presided by Christ the redeemer of Man and triumphant over death is represented. It is formed by a thick...
The restoration of the Pórtico de la Gloria has been possible thanks to the patronage of the Fundación Barrié
Promote: Fundación Catedral de Santiago
Collaborate: S. A. de Xestión do Plan Xacobeo – Xunta de Galicia
Project Manager: Ramón Yzquierdo Peiró
Scanning and image processing: Margen / Elipseeg.com
Graphic Design: La Cosa Gráfica
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