Saturday, 26 March 2016

Cluny, farinier, part 3 of 8 (The Four Winds)


The farinier (granary, or literary flower barn) on the premises of the former abbey of Cluny contains a permanent display of 8 capials from the choir of Cluny III.

Figure with a pair of bellows
Click here for the third album of a series of eight. This capital is called "The Four Winds". On the four corners the winds are depicted as human figures, partially hiding between the acanthus leaves. One of the figures uses a pair of bellows.

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