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Title:Tree of Jesse, a Bavarian ivory panel.
Notes:Second Sunday in Advent, Year A: This scene depicts the Tree of Jesse that Isaiah prophesies, heralding the coming of the Lord -- "A shoot shall come out from the stump of Jesse, and a branch shall grow out of his roots. The spirit of the LORD shall rest on him, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and the fear of the LORD." (Isaiah 11:1-2)

Date:1200
Building:Musée du Louvre
City/Town:Paris
Country:France

Scripture:Isaiah 11:1-10
Lectionary links:AAdvt02
CAdvt01
General Subject:Tree of Jesse
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73A21

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Attribution:Tree of Jesse, a Bavarian ivory panel., from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=27238 [retrieved September 26, 2016]. Original source: Wikimedia.
Record Number:27238 Last Updated: 2012-11-27 13:47:09 Record Created: 2002-08-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition