Ricmond Alter
Width: 3'
Length: 5'
Height: 3' 4"

White, pink, and green Carrara marble; crafted by Richmond Stone
and Marble works

Commissioned by Bishop Walter Sullivan, 1977; completed 1978

Steps and Platform not designed by Eugene Markowski
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Cathedral of the Sacred Heart
Richmond, Virginia

Above: cutout from The Last Judgment, center, upper half of the fresco, axial focus on the Christ and the 'console' beneath Jonas. Click this image to play/download 198 MB m2ts video of 1991 interview with Eugene Markowski discussing Michelangelo's self-portrait.

Detail below outlines in yellow the figure believed to be Michelanglo's countenance. These images are post-restoration.