Chartres Cathedral; donor figures with bread; below trumeau, central portal, south transept.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; donor figures with bread; below trumeau, central portal, south transept
Notes:Figures at base of south transept trumeau represent donors, seen with a basket of bread. There is a debate as to whether the figures represent bakers or specific donors. [Villette, pg. 215-216]
Date:1210-1215
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

Lectionary links:CProp12
General Subject:Bread
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14S,001 A4-A5

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Record Number:26352 Last Updated: 2010-11-29 18:08:28 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.