Main Portal, Western Side, Bourges Cathedral

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 17 November 2022
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The main portal on the western façade of Bourges Cathedral, France. The sculpture above the two doorways shows the Last Judgement and was made around 1240. The figures in the arches represent various angels, martyrs, confessors, and saints.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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