Romanesque style - is marked by great variation in decoration. The carvings are very geometric and appear above the portal (archway) into a cathedral. Note the columns are slender with a smallish capital. The capital does have some carving at the top that is very detailed.
The Cathédrale St-Lazare (Cathedral of St. Lazarus) is the the most important historical building in Autun, Burgundy, and one of the most important Romanesque churches in France. Dating from the mid-12th century with some later Gothic additions, it is especially famed for its splendid sculptures by the Romanesque master sculptor Gislebertus.