Chartres Cathedral; January as Labor of the Month; archivolts, left portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; January as Labor of the Month; archivolts, left portal, west facade
Notes:Detail of archivolts depicting the signs of the zodiac, the labors of the months, the ancients, and the liberal arts. The figure in the center is January, two faced, cutting the King's Cake.

Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.

Date:1145
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

General Subject:King Cake
January
Zodiac
Labors of the months
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:23K11
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,001 B2

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; January as Labor of the Month; archivolts, left 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=26361 [retrieved January 25, 2021].
Record Number:26361 Last Updated: 2021-01-14 12:23:01 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition