Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist to Zacharias.
 
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Title:Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist to Zacharias
Notes:Painted medallion on the choir-screen, northside, depicting the angel Gabriel's annunciation of the birth of John the Baptist to Zacharias while he is offering incense in the temple.

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

Scripture:Luke 1:57-80
Person as Subject:Zechariah, (Biblical figure, New Testament)
Gabriel (archangel)
General Subject:Annunciation to Zechariah
Angels
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73A11

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Attribution:Annunciation of the Birth of John the Baptist to Zacharias, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=29360 [retrieved December 1, 2020].
Record Number:29360 Last Updated: 2020-11-10 07:35:17 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.