Cloisters Images

Cloister

The peaceful cloister of Fontenay Abbey, founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux in 1118. The church was dedicated in 1147 and the monastic complex was completed by 1200. the cloister is where monks spent most of their free time, usually reading, working or praying. Some capitals are decoratively carved, but only with restrained stiff-leaf designs. Credit: Holly Hayes. .

Image ID
403
Title
Cloister
Caption
The peaceful cloister of Fontenay Abbey, founded by St Bernard of Clairvaux in 1118. The church was dedicated in 1147 and the monastic complex was completed by 1200. the cloister is where monks spent most of their free time, usually reading, working or praying. Some capitals are decoratively carved, but only with restrained stiff-leaf designs.
Coordinates
47.6393690° N, 4.3896390° E
Places Depicted
Resolution
3842 x 2522 px
File Type
jpg
Camera
Canon EOS 400D DIGITAL
Focal Length
13 mm
ISO
100
Date Created
May 30, 2008
Date Uploaded
November 11, 2009
Credit
Holly Hayes