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The Cloisters

The Cloisters, a branch of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, is a museum designed specifically to display art created in the Middle Ages. Located in Fort Tryon Park, overlooking the Hudson River, The Cloisters was opened to the public in May, 1938.
The Cloisters, seen from afar The Cloisters, seen from outside Madonna and child Hanging crucifix Columns
Pontaut Chapter House Walkway Cuxa Cloister seen thru arches Cuxa Cloister Death of Mary
Stained glass windows Stained glass panel Three heads Sarcaphogus of a knight Tomb Effigy of Jean D'Alluye
Head of a bishop Lady with a book Trie Cloister Bonnefort Cloister, east wall, close up Bonnefort Cloister corner
Tower above Bonnefort Cloister Tower Clouds above the Cloisters View of the Hudson River