The Cathedral, Chichester, Sussex, England - Raising of Lazarus

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Title

The Cathedral, Chichester, Sussex, England - Raising of Lazarus

Location

Chichester, Sussex, England

Description

Among the most precious possessions of Chichester are two carved stone panels in the south aisle of the choir, this one depicting the Raising of Lazarus and another showing the arrival of Christ at Bethany. Authorities differ as to whether they are Anglo-Saxon work of c.1000 or Norman of c.1130. They are among the finest existing works from this period in England. The work of English sculptors has been greatly influenced by them, notably that of Eric Gill who spent a few years in Chichester from the age of 15-17.

Subject

Chichester Cathedral, Figure sculpture, Stone carving, Jesus Christ, Raising of Lazarus

Type

Image

Artist / Creator / Agent, etc.

Rae, Edwin

Contributor's Role

Collector

TARA (Trinity's Access to Research Archive) URI

Sponsor

Irish Research Council for Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences (IRCHSS), The Heritage Council of Ireland

Publisher

Trinity College Dublin

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This item is protected by original copyright

Rights Holder

The Board of Trinity College Dublin

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