Detail of King David's hand holding a psalm on a scroll, from the Puits de Moise, or Well of Moses, 1395-1403, sculpted by Claus Sluter, 1340-1406, and his studio, and painted by Jean Malouel, 1365-1415, in the courtyard of the Chartreuse de Champmol, the burial site of Philippe le Hardi duc de Bourgogne, or Philip the Bold Duke of Burgundy, now the Hospital de la Chartreuse, Dijon, Burgundy, France. The sculpture was commissioned by Jean sans Peur or John the Fearless, and consists of a crucifixion scene surrounded by 6 prophets (Moses, David, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Daniel and Isaiah), with 6 weeping angels. The hexagonal building surrounding the sculpture was added in the 17th century. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Detail of King David's hand holding a psalm on a scroll, from the Puits de Moise, or Well of Moses, 1395-1403, sculpted by Claus Sluter, 1340-1406, and his studio, and painted by Jean Malouel, 1365-1415, in the courtyard of the Chartreuse de Champmol, the burial site of Philippe le Hardi duc de Bourgogne, or Philip the Bold Duke of Burgundy, now the Hospital de la Chartreuse, Dijon, Burgundy, France. The sculpture was commissioned by Jean sans Peur or John the Fearless, and consists of a...
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