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Giovanni Pisano, Pisa Pulpit
Some distortions are deliberate. This pulpit has its critics, but it coheres in real life—just not in photos.
Pietro Cavallini, The Last Judgment
Monumental figures like these apostles hadn’t been seen since ancient Rome. What sensitivity to rhythm and color!
Nicola Pisano, Pulpit, Pisa Baptistery, and Giovanni Pisano, Pulpit, Sant’Andrea church, Pistoia
Does that muscular nude look familiar? Figures from classical antiquity make a reappearance.