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Notre Dame Cathedral: Portal of the Virgin: Ages of Man (Elderly)

Portal of the Virgin: Ages of Man (Elderly)

The Portal of the Virgin, dedicated to the patroness of the cathedral, was sculpted around 1210-20. The abutments of the doors have panels representing the cycle of earthly life. This is a detail of the right side of the central trumeau, depicting an old man as part of a series of the ages of man.