Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist.
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Title:Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist
Notes:Quatrefoil on the western exterior, depicting Zecharias and Elizabeth hearing with disbelief the angel's announcement of the coming birth of John the Baptist
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Luke 1:57-80
Person as Subject:Elizabeth (Biblical figure)
Zechariah, (Biblical figure, New Testament)
Gabriel (archangel)
General Subject:Annunciation to Zechariah and Elizabeth
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73A13
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,002 K2

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Attribution:Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 26, 2016].
Record Number:29266 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 12:20:38 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition