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

General Subject:King Cake
January
Zodiac
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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Record Number:26361 Last Updated: 2010-11-29 18:06:31 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
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