Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History



  • Scene from the Legend of the True Cross, second half of 14th century
    Northern French or Netherlandish
    Stone; 24 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (62.2 x 74.9 cm)
    The Cloisters Collection, 1925 (25.120.528)

    Enthusiasm for embarking on Crusade waned during the fourteenth century, notwithstanding the celebration of past efforts of Christians to secure the Holy Land and its treasures in works of art like this, in which knights on horseback breach the walls of Jerusalem in quest of the True Cross

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  • Scene from the Legend of the True Cross, second half of 14th century
    Northern French or Netherlandish
    Stone; 24 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (62.2 x 74.9 cm)
    The Cloisters Collection, 1925 (25.120.528)

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