Chartres Cathedral; Mary holding infant Christ, Presentation in the Temple, Annunication, Visitation, and Nativity; tympanum and lintels, right portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Mary holding infant Christ, Presentation in the Temple, Annunication, Visitation, and Nativity; tympanum and lintels, right portal, west facade
Notes:Tympanum and lintel of Portal of Mary, the mother of Jesus (right portal, west facade). Mary holding the infant Christ is depicted on tympanum. In the middle is the presentation in the Temple (Simeon and Anna recognize the infant Messiah). Bottom depicts annunciation to Mary, visitation of Elizabeth, Nativity, and angels' annunciation to shepherds.Third Sunday in Advent, Year A:This image is of the Annunciation and Visitation, and it specifically connects with the lectionary reading of the Magnificat in Luke.
Date:1145-
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

Person as Subject:Mary, the mother of Jesus
General Subject:Annunciation to Mary
Annunciation to the Shepherds
Visitation of Mary to Elizabeth
Presentation in the Temple
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:11F42
73B4
73A5
73A6
73B1
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,001 C1

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Mary holding infant Christ, Presentation in the Temple, Annunication, Visitation, and Nativity; tympanum and lintels, right portal, west facade, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=26290 [retrieved September 25, 2016]. Original source: Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:26290 Last Updated: 2010-11-29 18:04:11 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition