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Gero Cross


The Gero Cross or Gero Crucifix ("Gero-Kreuz" in German), of around 965–970, is the oldest large sculpture of the crucified Christ north of the Alps, and has ...

Gero Crucifix, circa 970


This monumental wooden crucifix was donated by Archbishop Gero (d.976). It originally stood at the centre of the old cathedral at the archbishop's grave.

The Radical Catholic: The Gero Crucifix


Sep 12, 2014 ... The Gero Crucifix, thought to have been carved sometime around A.D. 970, is the oldest surviving crucifix of its kind produced north of the Alps.

Crucifix of Gero Conundrum | Alberti's Window


Dec 3, 2010 ... I'm trying to resolve an issue regarding the Crucifix of Gero (c. 970, Cologne Cathedral, shown left). The most recent editions of Gardner's Art ...

Gero Crucifix | sculpture | Britannica.com


The wooden “ Gero Crucifix” (about 73.6 inches [187 centimetres] high; cathedral of Cologne), which was carved before 986, already reveals a certain realism in ...

Ottonian Art: History, Characteristics - Visual Arts Encyclopedia


976) has often been compared to this engraving, but the Gero Crucifix is a far more powerful image and perhaps the most seminal wood-carving of the Ottonian ...

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Gero Crucifix from the Cologne Cathedral, Germany. c. 970. cavetocanvas · Follow. Unfollow · artart historycrucifixgero crucifixcologne cathedralgermany.

Cologne Cathedral - New World Encyclopedia


Jun 5, 2013 ... 4.1 Shrine of the Three Kings; 4.2 Gero Crucifix; 4.3 Milan Madonna; 4.4 Treasure Chamber; 4.5 Gallery of Ancient Art; 4.6 Bells; 4.7 Organs.

Cologne Cathedral - Cologne, Germany - Sacred Destinations


The Gero Cross (Gero-Kreuz), near the sacristy, is the oldest surviving monumental crucifix north of the Alps. Carved in 976 in a style ahead of its time, the ...

Photo of Cologne Cathedral: Gero Cross (976) - Sacred Destinations


Gero Cross (976). The Gero Cross (Gero-Kreuz), in a chapel off the north aisle, is the oldest surviving monumental crucifix north of the Alps. Carved in 976 in a ...

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Gero Crucifix, c. 970


The Gero Crucifix is, in many respects, the first work of art in a new era. It is not only the first monumental sculpture dating from this period still in existence, it is ...

Cleansing Fire – The Gero Crucifix


Apr 3, 2011 ... Continuing our Lenten series on crosses and crucifixion images. Previously here. This crucifix is 6'2” in height and is the first monumental ...

Ottonian art | Britannica.com


Stone sculpture continued to be rare, but wooden crucifixes such as the over-life- size Gero Crucifix (before 986; Cologne Cathedral) and wooden reliquaries ...