Chartres Cathedral; labors of the months and zodiac signs; archivolts, left portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; labors of the months and zodiac signs; archivolts, left portal, west facade
Notes:View of top archivolts depicting the signs of the zodiac and the labors of the months. The figures that are right-side up on the right from the bottom are December (couple celebrating feast) and Sagittarius. The figure that is to the left of them is March with his grape vines. [Villette, pg. 50, 54]
Date:1145-
Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
City/Town:Chartres
Country:France

General Subject:Zodiac
Labors of the months
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:23K43
23O43
23K13
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14W,001 B2

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Record Number:26364 Last Updated: 2010-11-29 18:05:18 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.