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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 - Kölner Dom


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.

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 ...

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.

Ottonian art | Britannica.com


Sep 6, 2007 ... Stone sculpture continued to be rare, but wooden crucifixes such as the over-life- size Gero Crucifix (before 986; Cologne Cathedral) and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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Gero Crucifix from the Cologne Cathedral, Germany. c. 970. cavetocanvas · Follow. Unfollow · art art history crucifix gero crucifix cologne cathedral germany.

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 - Kölner Dom


Despite the fact that it disfigured the crucifix, the layer of paint applied in 1904 does not diminish the unusually naturalistic and expressive depiction of Christ's ...

The Miracle of the Gero Crucifix - Kölner Dom


Gero donated to Cologne Cathedral, his bishop's church, a monstrous cross of wood which shortly thereafter developed a crack in the head of Christ. With great  ...

Gero Crucifix | sculpture | Britannica.com


The Gero Crucifix, carved oak corpus (with contemporary nimbus and stem), before 986; in the Cologne Cathedral, Germany. Height 187 cm. Bildarchiv foto ...