Column Capitals in Franciscan Monastery

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Capitals of Columns in Franciscan Monastery – top of colonnade

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Top of the columns at the Monastery

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Another capital of column

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The cloister which was built in 1360 in late Romanesque style is a masterpiece of sculptor Mihoje Brajkov (from Montenegro) . On above photo you can see his self portrait.

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Each column is embellished by completely unique capital (some people call it ‘capitel‘)

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The meaning of some of the reliefs on the capitals are pretty hard to explain

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Animals, leafs and faces

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I like this one – it looks like an old man is presenting some kind of important book (perhaps Bible?) – lovely one 🙂