In July, we are going to Germany to document the three bronze doors in Hildesheim, Mainz and Augsburg. While the first two are massive bronze doors, the door from Augsburg was made as most of the Italian doors of bronze plates mounted to a wooden base. We will keep you updated how things proceed!
Beginning of June we have been in Troia to document the two doors of Oderisius di Benevento. While the smaller side door is in the tradition of byzantine doors, the main door of the cathedral is something unique and almost fantasy-like with dragons and dragon heads. Truly fascinating, especially from a technological point of view! … More Benevento, Troia e Sepino
This month’s research trip lead us to another one of Barisano’s doors in Trani. To protect the original door, a copy was placed on the outside of the cathedral so we could quietly work on the original inside the cathedral, while outside the festivities of the Croce di Colonna with lots of fire works were … More Puglia: Trani, Canosa and Monte Sant’Angelo
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