Chartres Cathedral; Christ as trumeau figure; central portal, south transept.
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Christ as trumeau figure; central portal, south transept
Notes:Trumeau figure of Christ as teacher (central portal, south transept). Christ stands on a lion and a dragon. [Villette, pg. 214-215] (symbols of evil from Psalm 119). The trumeau was donated by Alix de Tholars and Pierre Hauclerc.
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Isaiah 50:4-9a
Lectionary links:BHoly03
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14S,001 A1-A2

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Christ as trumeau figure; central portal, south transept, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 24, 2016].
Record Number:26344 Last Updated: 2011-06-13 15:40:24 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.