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
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Luke 1:57-80
Person as Subject:Zechariah, (Biblical figure, New Testament)
Gabriel (archangel)
General Subject:Annunciation to Zechariah
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. [retrieved October 24, 2016].
Record Number:29360 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 13:00:59 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.