Sens; Life of John the Baptist ; left portal, west facade (John the Baptist Portal).
 
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Title:Sens; Life of John the Baptist ; left portal, west facade (John the Baptist Portal)
Notes:John the Baptist portal - Christ is shown at the top of the tympanum. Lower part of tympanum depicts, from left to right, baptism of Christ, Herod's banquet, and the beheading of John. Voussoirs show historical scenes of John the Baptist's life. [Williamson, pg. 32]

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

Date:1180-1190
Building:Cathédrale de Sens
City/Town:Sens
Country:France

Person as Subject:Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee
John, the Baptist
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Sens -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Attribution:Sens; Life of John the Baptist ; left portal, west facade (John the Baptist Portal), from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=27118 [retrieved December 3, 2020].
Record Number:27118 Last Updated: 2020-10-29 09:06:59 Record Created: 2002-08-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition