St. Savin - Noah Curses Canaan.
 
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Title:St. Savin - Noah Curses Canaan
Notes:Fresco on the upper south register of the nave depicting Noah grabbing the left wrist of Canaan (Ham's son) in the presence of Shem and Japheth, and pointing to him, indicating that he is given to them as a servant to punish Ham's mockery of his own father

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

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

Scripture:Genesis 9:24-27
Person as Subject:Noah (Biblical figure)
Canaan (Biblical figure)
Shem (Biblical figure)
Japheth (Biblical figure)
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71B35221

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Attribution:St. Savin - Noah Curses Canaan, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33428 [retrieved December 3, 2020].
Record Number:33428 Last Updated: 2020-10-31 11:25:49 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.