Dove After the Flood.
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Title:Dove After the Flood
Notes:Oak woodcarving in the choirstall area of the Cathedral of Amiens from the first and second decade of the 1500's. This scene shows the waters receding after the flood, with the dove bringing a freshly plucked olive leaf.
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Genesis 7:1-5, 11-18; 8:6-18; 9:8-13
Lectionary links:AProp04
General Subject:Dove
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71B331

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Attribution:Dove After the Flood, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 25, 2016].
Record Number:51539 Last Updated: 2011-01-13 17:28:26 Record Created: 2007-06-08 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition