1. These 19th-century replacement mourners were created as portraits of men overseeing the tombs' restoration.
Joseph Moreau, Neo-Gothic mourners (portraits of Claude Saint-Père, Févret de Saint-Mémin, Joseph Moreau, and Marion de Semur), 19th century, alabaster. © Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dijon. Photo François Jay
2. The mourners are sculpted in the round, an important change from the shallow bas-relief figures seen on similar tombs of that time. This Italian marriage casket is an example of bas-relief carving.
Baldassare degli Embriachi, Marriage casket, about 1395-1406, bone, wood, and bronze. Minneapolis Institute of Arts, The John R. Van Derlip Fund
3. One of the few parts of the Chartreuse de Champmol to escape destruction was the Well of Moses, another example of the new realism Claus Sluter brought to Burgundian art.
Claus Sluter, Claus de Werve, and their studio, The Well of Moses, 1396-1405, limestone, C.H.S. de la Chartreuse, Dijon