GARGOYLES IN CORK

In tribute to Anglo-Saxon gargoyles, my latest post invites you to discover some of the gargoyles on the cathedral in Cork, one of the prettiest places in the beautiful, welcoming country of Ireland. The magnificent St. Fin Barre’s cathedral in Cork that you see...

DOGS AND THEIR PORTRAYAL IN GARGOYLES

We’re combining art and history once again to link magnificent gargoyle sculptures with the history of the symbolism of the figures they most commonly depict. We’ve already looked at the symbolism of the lion, which, together with eagles and dogs, are the...