The octagonal pulpit supported by nine columns
|Some of the columns rest on lions or lionesses while the central column is supported by a sculpture of the seven liberal arts and philosophy, a subject emphasizing how man can perceive God through intellectual means in addition to faith. See also the voussoirs of the South Portal, West Front at Chartres for a similar emphasis. Stylistically, this pulpit is notable because the figures express very real and different human emotions.|
Center: Visitation and Nativity; right: Adoration of the MagiNote the beautiful statue of the Madonna and Child in the right image.
Left: The crucifixion; center: Last Judgment--The Blessed (one of two panels separated by a large statue of Christ as Judge)
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