John the Baptist's Preaching and the Baptism of Christ.
 
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Title:John the Baptist's Preaching and the Baptism of Christ
Notes:Painted choir-screen sculpture, northside, depicting from left to right: 1) John the Baptist pointing to Jesus; 2) the questioning of John the Baptist; 3) the baptism of Jesus; 4) John the Baptist preachingSecond Sunday in Advent, Year A: Matthew's text depicts the preaching of John the Baptist concerning the coming of the Son of Man. Matthew specifically connects John's prophecy to the prophecy of Isaiah, the other lectionary reading for this Sunday.

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

Date:1508-1519
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture
Material:Stone
City/Town:Amiens
Country:France

Person as Subject:John, the Baptist
Lectionary links:AEpip01
BEpip01
CEpip01
General Subject:Baptism of Christ
Preaching
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73C1

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Attribution:John the Baptist's Preaching and the Baptism of Christ, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29349 [retrieved December 1, 2020].
Record Number:29349 Last Updated: 2020-11-25 17:46:50 Record Created: 2003-04-26 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Chorschranke der Kathedrale von Amiens. Knipping, Detlef. Munchen: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2001.