Sluter executed at the end of the fourteenth century a large fountain (called well of moses) in the carthusian monastery (chartreuse de champmol). Sluter’s design for the piece was well documented, and a copy was made, but the passing of time and actions of boneheads have left us with an incomplete version of the original. The remaining lower portion of the fountain is decorated with several six-foot tall figures, david, moses, jeremiah, zachariah, daniel, and isaiah, carved from stone. Other articles where well of moses is discussed: the six-sided “well of moses,” now lacking its crowning calvary group, which made the whole a symbol of the “fountain of life,” presents six life-sized prophets holding books, scrolls, or both.
Well of moses, dijon, france 13 likes the well of moses is a monumental sculpture recognised as the masterpiece of the dutch artist claus sluter it. 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. Background information for the well of moses the well of moses is a giant sculpture created by dutch artist claus sluter known as his masterpiece, the well of moses stands at about seven meters high but it originally was about thirteen meters high with a giant cross on the top. 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 w.
The well of moses is one of the rare remaining features of the medieval monastery the small edifice houses six strikingly life-like statues of prophets by the sculptor, claus sluter, also responsible for the chapel portal the edifice is named after the figure of moses, perhaps the most impressive of the group. Start studying northern renaissance learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools well of moses-claus sluter-1395-1406.
The well of moses (fr: puits de moïse) is a monumental sculpture recognised as the masterpiece of the dutch artist claus sluter (1340-1405/6) it was executed by sluter and his workshop in 1395–1403 for the carthusian monastery of chartreuse de champmol built as a burial site by the burgundian duke philip the bold just outside the burgundian. Claus sluter (1340s in haarlem – 1405 or 1406 in dijon) was a sculptor of dutch origin sluter's most significant work is the so-called well of moses. Übersetzung für the well of moses [claus sluter] im englisch-deutsch-wörterbuch dictcc. The six-sided well of moses made the whole a symbol of the fountain of life, this fountain was also crowned with a crucifix at the foot of which were the figures of the virgin mary, st john, and mary magdalene.
The well of moses claus sluter (with claus de werve), painted by jean malouel, the well of moses, for the carthusian monastery of chartreuse de champmol, commissioned by the burgundian duke philip the.
What can we learn from the life of moses moses' brother, along with him the rest of the story is fairly well known moses and his brother, aaron. Northern renaissance sculpture claus sluter the moses well, chartreuse de champmol, dijon, france, 1395-1405. North of the catholicon there is preserved to this day the well at which moses met the seven daughters of jethro, as it is recorded in the scriptures (exodus 2:15-22). The well of moses (french: puits de moïse) is a monumental sculpture recognised as the masterpiece of the dutch artist claus sluter (1340–1405/06).Download