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 ...
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.
Stone sculpture continued to be rare, but wooden crucifixes such as the over-life-
size Gero Crucifix (before 986; Cologne Cathedral) and wooden reliquaries ...
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 ...
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
What is the Gero Cross? The Gero Cross is the oldest large sculpture of the
crucified Christ north of the Alps, and has always been displayed in ...
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 ...
Jun 5, 2013 ... 4.1 Shrine of the Three Kings; 4.2 Gero Crucifix; 4.3 Milan Madonna .... The plan
is in the shape of a Latin Cross, as is usual with Gothic ...
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 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 style ahead of