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Museum - Milan Cathedral (Duomo di Milano)
Milan, Italy

Candoglia  marble: Pink Candoglia marble was rafted in from a quarry about 60 miles away, across Lake Miggiore and down a canal to a port at the cathedral.

February 2016 Photos




Note height of model as compared to height of the woman taking photos ... Model found in the Milan Cathedral Museum.




Bracket with moths ... Last decade of the 14th-century, beginning of 15th-century




Pinnacles with crockets ... End of of 14th-century, beginning of 15th-century ... Pink Candoglia marble




Two St. John the Evangelist statues created as column capital decorations ... Example of a column capital decoration in the Cathedral ... 1406(?) ... Pink Candoglia marble



"San Giovanni Evangelista" (St. John the Evangelist") stained glass window ... Detail below:

Detail  .... Bellows fueling the flame






Seraphim ... Early 15th-century ... Pink Candoglia marble ... Two details below:


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St. Peter the Apostle  statue created as column capital decoration  ...  Example of a column capital decoration in the Cathedral   ... Two details below:


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Zoomorphiuc: animal ... Gargoyle




Zoomorphic gargoyle ... End of 14th-century ... Spout for draining off rain water





St. Sebastian ...  Three details below:


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"David and Goliath" stained glass window ... Detail below:


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Galeazzo Maria Sforza ... C. 1480 ... Galeazzo Maria Sforza was Duke of Milan from 1466 until his death. He was famous for being lustful, cruel and tyrannical.  ... Two details below:


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S. Lucia (Lucy) ... Third quarter of the 15th century ... Three details below:


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Detail #2 ... Eyeballs on a platter


Detail #3 ... S. Lucy's hat






Bacchus statue created as column capital decoration ... Lombard sculptor(?) ... Fourth decade of the 16th century ..  Example of a column capital decoration in the Cathedral   ....  Pink Candoglia marble ... Two details below:


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God the Father ... By Battista da Corbetta ... 1554(?) ... Gilded and painted carved wood ... Detail below:


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"Sposalizio di Maria" ("Marriage of Mary and Joseph")  stained glass window ... 1548(?) ... Detail below:


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St. Helena ... Second decade of the 16th-century ...  Detail below:


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"Torre Di Babele" ("Tower of Babel")
Corrado de Mochis
su cartone di Giuseppe Arcimboldi
1549-1557
vetro e piombo
Antello della vetrata
dell'Antico Testamento
Stained glass window
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"Sacrifice of Abraham"... 1664 ... Detail below:


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"Creation of the Animals" stained glass window ... Two details below:


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"Creation of the Firmament" stained glass window ... Detail below:


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"Angeli in Preghiera" ("Angels in Prayer")  stained glass window ... 1515-1525 ... Detail below:

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Photos and their arrangement 2016 Chuck LaChiusa
 
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