Skip to Content

Misericord. Naked Bishop.

Showing 1 of 1


  FILTER RESULTS

Misericord. Naked Bishop.
15th c British Gothic Sculpture

BRITISH GOTHIC Anonymous (c. 1230 - c. 1500) Primary
c.1400
15th c
Gothic
Furnishings
Great Britain.
Edinburgh. Museum of Scotland.
Transcend66.Brm02091
However, there was another side to the Gothic period. In addition to being a period of great spirituality, it was also a period of great earthiness and irreverence. One cannot help by be surprised by images like this naked bishop displaying his posterior. The image is one of many strange and sometimes shocking images that were carved on MISERICORDS, or the seats in the choir stalls where the monks spent hours singing the required services.

Caption: GOTHIC | Misericord. Naked Bishop. | c.1400 | British | Gothic
<!--#4DEVAL gsFunc_SortRecords ([Portfolios]Port_Name; ">")--> : ## Error # 54

Portfolio List Click a portfolio name to view all the objects in that portfolio
This object is a member of the following portfolios:


Your current search criteria is: Object is "Misericord. Naked Bishop.".