Cordes-sur-Ciel (Tarn)

Six details of the N. front of the House of the Master of Venery.
Several motifs are pure Romanesque, as shown in the capitals below.

top left is a foliate mask.

photograph by Jacques Martin

On the right a fine mouthpuller.

The topmost relief is a female hairpuller (symbol of Luxuria).

The Glutton.


Compare these carvings with the 12th century Hunting Frieze at Koenigslutter, Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen).


For a fine, probably twelfth-century, exhibitionist nearby, see Bruniquel.