Death of the Virgin, South portal, Strasbourg Cathedral


The scene of the Death of the Virgin exhibits a new naturalism and inspiration from ancient Roman sculpture.

Death of the Virgin, South portal, Strasbourg Cathedral, c. 1230. Speakers: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris

 


Additional resources

Synagoga and Ecclesia, Strasbourg Cathedral

Jacqueline E. Jung, Moving Bodies: Movement, Expression, and the Human Figure in Gothic Sculpture (Yale University Press, 2020).

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "Death of the Virgin, South portal, Strasbourg Cathedral," in Smarthistory, July 25, 2023, accessed February 23, 2024, https://smarthistory.org/death-of-the-virgin-south-portal-strasbourg-cathedral-c-1230/.