Chartres Cathedral; Aristotle, Dialectics, Gemini, Pisces; left archivolts, right portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Aristotle, Dialectics, Gemini, Pisces; left archivolts, right portal, west facade
Notes:Bottom left archivolts of right portal, west facade. On archivolt 1 (outer), bottom up, Aristotle and Dialectics; on archivolt 2 (inner), bottom up, Pisces (other possible interpretations such as "birds of the air, fish of the sea," four elements, etc.) and Gemini. [Villette, pg. 41-47]
Date:1145-
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

Person as Subject:Aristotle
General Subject:Dialectic
Gemini the Twins
Pisces the Fish
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:98B(ARISTOTLE)
49C112
23O13
23O23
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,001 C2-C3

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Aristotle, Dialectics, Gemini, Pisces; left 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=26309 [retrieved September 30, 2016]. Original source: Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:26309 Last Updated: 2010-11-29 18:11:32 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.