1400 – 1500
Renaissance in Italy & the North

Sluter's Well of Moses


Claus Sluter (with Claus de Werve), The Well of Moses, 1395-1405 (calvary finished 1399, prophets 1402-05, painted by Jean Malouel c. 1402), Asnières stone with gilding and polychromy, slightly less than 7 meters high, originally close to 13 meters with cross.

Located on the grounds of the former Chartreuse de Champmol, a Carthusian monastery in Dijon, France established by Philip the Bold, Duke of Burgundy.

The prophets depicted include: Moses, David, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Daniel, and Isaiah.

Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker

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