Cloisters

A solitary silhouetted figure wandering through the remaining ancient cloisters at the Benedictine monastery of Saint-Guilhem-le-Désert, in the Languedoc-Roussillon region of France. Dating from between the 9th and 17th centuries, the missing columns and capitals featured carvings that recall Roman sculpture with acanthus leaves and grotesque heads peering out, including figures at the Presentation atContinue reading “Cloisters”