Reims; Christmas crib, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Gideon's Fleece, Burning Bush, Anne, Joachim, Isaiah, Virgin Mary; left reverse side of the central portal, west facade.
 
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Title:Reims; Christmas crib, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Gideon's Fleece, Burning Bush, Anne, Joachim, Isaiah, Virgin Mary; left reverse side of the central portal, west facade
Notes:The statues within the recesses depict, from bottom up, Anne and Joachim meeting at the Golden Gate, Isaiah presenting the Christmas crib, the Massacre of the Innocents (the third and fourth rows), and the Flight into Egypt and the two symbols of Mary's virginity, Gideon's fleece and the Burning Bush. [Demouy 10-11]
Date:1211-
Building:Notre-Dame de Reims (Cathedral)
City/Town:Reims
Country:France

Scripture:Matthew 2:13-18
Judges 6:36-40
Exodus 3:1-6
General Subject:Christmas crib
Massacre of the Innocents
Flight into Egypt
Gideon's fleece
Burning bush
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Reims -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73A235
11I62(ISAIAH)
73B6
71F2143
71E1142
Index of Christian Art Number:20 R36 CND 02,001 A3f-A3g
20 R36 CND 02,001 A3a-A3c

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Attribution:Reims; Christmas crib, Massacre of the Innocents, Flight into Egypt, Gideon's Fleece, Burning Bush, Anne, Joachim, Isaiah, Virgin Mary; left reverse side of the central 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=27175 [retrieved September 26, 2016]. Original source: Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:27175 Last Updated: 2011-04-09 14:48:16 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.