Chartres Cathedral; winged ox and eagle; tympanum, central portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; winged ox and eagle; tympanum, central portal, west facade
Notes:Detail of tympanum of central portal, west facade. Winged ox represents the apostle Luke and the eagle represents the apostle John, flanking Christ in majesty. [Villette, pg. 29-31]
Date:1145-
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

Scripture:Revelation 4:6b-8
Ezekiel 1:10
General Subject:Four Evangelists
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:11I421
11I422
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,001 A1

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; winged ox and eagle; tympanum, 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=26318 [retrieved September 29, 2016]. Original source: Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:26318 Last Updated: 2010-11-29 17:58:06 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.