Twelve of the fifty stone heads that gaze down on an original Magna Carta in the Chapter House at Salisbury Cathedral. They were carved in the 13th century, seem to be based on individuals, and capture a range of expressions that look completely modern; Turner found them interesting too. I drew some similar ones in the Mezquita, Cordoba. Then there’s the gravestone in Cordoba of a celebrated matador (the grave appears at the end of the film). And finally the tomb of a C17th Bishop of Bath and Wells (but not this one), alongside another stone head that looks very like one of the ones in Salisbury.
I’m an Urban Sketcher…
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