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Title:Christ treading on beasts
Notes:Trumeau, central portal, west facade: beneath architectural canopy, Christ, book in left hand, right hand raised, standing on a lion and a dragon. Underneath him, within architectural frame, stands a crowned king holding a scepter and a scroll, possibly Solomon or David [ICAD]

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Date:1220-1240
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Person as Subject:Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
David, King of Israel (Biblical figure)
Solomon, King of Israel (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Kingship
Beasts
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
Index of Christian Art Number:20 A51 CND 14W,001 A5

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Attribution:Christ treading on beasts, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29330 [retrieved April 11, 2021].
Record Number:29330 Last Updated: 2020-12-18 11:51:45 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Index of Christian Art. Princeton University. http://ica.princeton.edu/