St. Savin - Christ of Parousia and the Visions of Apocalypse.
 
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Title:St. Savin - Christ of Parousia and the Visions of Apocalypse
Notes:Frescos on the tympanum and vault of the porch. On the tympanum (far back) is depicted a tall and nimbused figure of Christ of Parousia sitting on a throne in a circle of glory and flanked by angels carrying the instruments of Passion, notably one on the left carrying the cross. On the vault, the wall-arch (middle) depicts 12 angels and 12 apostles each in groups of four, while the second bay (foreground) illustrates several visions of Apocalypse
Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Person as Subject:Jesus Christ
General Subject:Parousia
Apocalypse
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:11U1
73G

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Attribution:St. Savin - Christ of Parousia and the Visions of Apocalypse, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33113 [retrieved September 29, 2016]. Original source: Images donated by Anne Richardson Womack, Vanderbilt University, and James T. Womack, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:33113 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 13:55:29 Record Created: 2003-10-06 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Abbey of Saint-Savin, Vienne. Riou, Yves-Jean. Inventaire general, 1993.