St. Savin - Noah's Drunkenness.
 
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Title:St. Savin - Noah's Drunkenness
Notes:Fresco on the upper south register of the nave showing Ham, Noah's son, mocking his father who is lying on his couch, drunk, with his mantle gaping to reveal his legs and belly, while Shem and Japheth, the other two sons, prepare to cover their father's nakedness
Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 9:20-23
Person as Subject:Noah (Biblical figure)
Shem (Biblical figure)
Ham (Biblical figure)
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71B35211

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Attribution:St. Savin - Noah's Drunkenness, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33424 [retrieved December 2, 2016]. Original source: Images donated by Anne Richardson Womack, Vanderbilt University, and James T. Womack, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:33424 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 13:59:30 Record Created: 2003-10-29 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.