Chartres Cathedral; Liberal Arts and Ancients; archivolts, right portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Liberal Arts and Ancients; archivolts, right portal, west facade
Notes:Outside archivolt from the top: Grammar and Priscian or Donatus. Inside archivolt from the top: angel, Music, Pythagoras. Martianus Capella, Satiricon (de septem disciplinis), was first to personify liberal arts as women (5th c.) [NW]

Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.

Date:1145-
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

Person as Subject:Donatus, Aelius
Priscian, grammarian
Pythagorus
General Subject:Liberal Arts
Grammar
Music
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:49C111
49C124
98B(PYTHAGORAS)
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,001 C2-C3

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Liberal Arts and Ancients; archivolts, 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=26292 [retrieved December 3, 2020].
Record Number:26292 Last Updated: 2020-10-29 08:30:16 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition