Chartres Cathedral; zodiac signs and labors of the months; archivolts left portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; zodiac signs and labors of the months; archivolts left portal, west facade
Notes:Detail of archivolts depicting the signs of the zodiac and the labors of the months. Cancer and Aries are seen, with (above) hay harvesting (June labor) and the Allegory of Spring (April labor.) [Villette, pg. 50-51]

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

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

General Subject:Aries the Ram
Cancer the Crab
June
Labors of the months
Zodiac
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:23O21
23O31
23K21
23K23
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,001 B2

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Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; zodiac signs and labors of the months; 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=26362 [retrieved April 19, 2021].
Record Number:26362 Last Updated: 2021-01-14 12:28:57 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.