Laon: Presentation in the temple, Virtues and Vices, prophets; right archivolts and heads of the right jamb figures of the north portal, west facade (Nativity Portal).
 
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Title:Laon: Presentation in the temple, Virtues and Vices, prophets; right archivolts and heads of the right jamb figures of the north portal, west facade (Nativity Portal)
Notes:The heads of the jamb figures are, from left to right, Joseph, Mary holding infant Jesus, and Simeon. The archivolt 2 (innermost of three) depicts fight between vices and virtues, and the archivolts 3 and 4 depict prophets and Nativity play. [Martinet 9]

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

Date:1155-
Building:Cathédrale de Laon
City/Town:Laon
Country:France

Scripture:Luke 2:21-40
Lectionary links:BXmas01
General Subject:Presentation in the Temple
Virtues and Vices
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Laon -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73B4
11O
11I1
73B13

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Attribution:Laon: Presentation in the temple, Virtues and Vices, prophets; right archivolts and heads of the right jamb figures of the north portal, west facade (Nativity 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=27227 [retrieved November 23, 2020].
Record Number:27227 Last Updated: 2020-10-29 19:24:43 Record Created: 2002-08-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Martinet, Suzanne. Laon Cathedral. [Laon, France]: Impr. du Courrier de l'Aisne, 1989.