St. Savin - Moses Receiving the Tablets of the Law.
 
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Title:St. Savin - Moses Receiving the Tablets of the Law
Notes:Fresco on the lower north register of the nave, depicting God, who's standing in a mandorla surrounded by clouds, giving the tablets of the Law to Moses who is kneeling on a rugged terrain evocative of Mt. Sinai, while angels on the left and right blow their long horns

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

Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Scripture:Exodus 31:18
Person as Subject:God
Moses (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AProp22
General Subject:Law
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71E1343

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Attribution:St. Savin - Moses Receiving the Tablets of the Law, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33283 [retrieved November 23, 2020].
Record Number:33283 Last Updated: 2020-11-20 10:03:16 Record Created: 2003-10-10 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.