. The church he inherited was in crisis; … In the medium of stained glass, the Last Judgment was a favored subject portrayed in rose windows and portals of churches and cathedrals (Hayward and Cahn 1982, 200). The Saint Lazare tympanum is from the hand of the mysterious "Gislebertus," about whom we know nothing other than his signature on the work. Hieronymus Bosch, The Last Judgment (1482) Bosch’s Last Judgment triptych is currently … sculpture on the western tympanum of the Last Judgement, which is over 6 metres high, is considered his masterpiece. And quest for the human mind was able to a focal point of the. 3. Altogether there are over 300 figures, with nearly all the males and angels originally shown as n… In 1766, the apocalyptic imagery was considered offensive, and the tympanum was covered with plaster. Michelangelo’s take on the subject has, over time, become iconic. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was an Italian painter, poet and sculptor. Because it contained mostly nude figures, Cesena claimed \"The Last Judgement\" was more fit for a tavern than the Sistine Chapel. Additionally, the large number of auxiliary figures, seemingly flying in a chaotic nature, creates an unearthly affect. The Last Judgment was one of the first art works Paul III commissioned upon his election to the papacy in 1534. Below Christ, the dead are rising, and they line up to have their souls weighed. [CDATA[// >