Chartres Cathedral; Coronation, Death and Assumption of the Virgin; tympanum and lintel, central portal, north transept.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Coronation, Death and Assumption of the Virgin; tympanum and lintel, central portal, north transept
Notes:Coronation, Death and Assumption of the Virgin. Above, on tympanum, Mary, mother of Jesus (crowned) sits on throne beside Christ (seated, crowned, holding book). Below, on lintel, left depicts the death of virgin surrounded by apostles, and right, angels lifting virgin from sarcophagus. [Villette, pg. 141-142]
Date:1204-1210
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

General Subject:Coronation of the Virgin
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73E7
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14N,001 A1-A2

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Coronation, Death and Assumption of the Virgin; tympanum and lintel, central portal, north transept, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=26246 [retrieved December 5, 2016]. Original source: Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:26246 Last Updated: 2010-11-29 18:08:54 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Villette, Jean. Les Portails de la cathedrale de Chartres. Editions J.M. Garnier, 1994.