St. Savin - God's Creation of the Luminaries.
 
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Title:St. Savin - God's Creation of the Luminaries
Notes:Fresco on the upper north register of the nave depicting God, represented by the figure of Christ with a cruciform nimbus, creating the sun (the bust of a man aureoled with rays of light) and the moon (the bust of a woman crowned with a crescent) and the stars
Date:1040-1090
Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin
City/Town:Vienne
Country:France

Scripture:Genesis 2:15-17
Person as Subject:God
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71A24

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Attribution:St. Savin - God's Creation of the Luminaries, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. http://diglib.library.vanderbilt.edu/act-imagelink.pl?RC=33548 [retrieved September 28, 2016]. Original source: Images donated by Anne Richardson Womack, Vanderbilt University, and James T. Womack, Montgomery Bell Academy, Nashville, TN.
Record Number:33548 Last Updated: 2011-01-12 14:00:52 Record Created: 2003-11-05 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.