Chartres Cathedral; queen, Jew, Isaiah, life of Mary and of Christ; heads of jamb figures and capitals, central portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; queen, Jew, Isaiah, life of Mary and of Christ; heads of jamb figures and capitals, central portal, west facade
Notes:Heads of Jamb figures are, from left to right, a queen, a Jew, and Isaiah? Capitals are scenes of life of Mary and of Christ - Mary's bath after she is born (the "First Bath of Mary") is pictured over the head of the Jew, on the left side. [Villette, pg. 65-66]

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:Isaiah (Biblical prophet)
Mary, the mother of Jesus
General Subject:Birth customs
Life of Mary
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:11I62(ISAIAH)
73A31
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,002 C

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; queen, Jew, Isaiah, life of Mary and of Christ; heads of jamb figures and capitals, central 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=26312 [retrieved November 23, 2020].
Record Number:26312 Last Updated: 2020-11-20 10:20:45 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.