Reims; Creation, God the Creator, Adam, Eve, Cain, Abel, Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ; Rose of the north transept.
 
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Title:Reims; Creation, God the Creator, Adam, Eve, Cain, Abel, Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ; Rose of the north transept
Notes:The Rose Window of the north transept depicts Creation: God the Creator in the center surrounded first by a corolla depicting the stories of Adam and Eve and Cain and Abel, and secondly by living creatures of land and sea. The corner piece under the vault shows Virgin Mary, as the new Eve, suckling the baby Jesus. [Demouy 12-13]

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

Date:1211
Building:Notre-Dame de Reims (Cathedral)
City/Town:Reims
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 1-3
General Subject:Creation
Rose window
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Reims -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Attribution:Reims; Creation, God the Creator, Adam, Eve, Cain, Abel, Virgin Mary, Jesus Christ; Rose of the north transept, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=27157 [retrieved April 15, 2021].
Record Number:27157 Last Updated: 2021-01-14 12:52:27 Record Created: 2002-08-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Demouy, Patrick, and Claude Sauvageot. Reims la cathédrale. Le ciel et la pierre, 3. Saint-Léger-Vauban: Zodiaque, 2000.