Marriage Feast at Cana - detail.
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Title:Marriage Feast at Cana - detail
Notes:Oak woodcarving in the choirstall area of the Cathedral of Amiens, 1507-1522. This scene shows the miracle performed by Jesus at the wedding at Cana, when he turned water into wine. John Calvin was a child and youth at the time these beautiful choirstalls were carved, living in the town of Noyon, about 40 miles from Amiens. To read John Calvin's commentary on this passage, see:
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:John 2:1-12
Lectionary links:CEpip02
General Subject:Wedding at Cana
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73C611

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Attribution:Marriage Feast at Cana - detail, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 22, 2020].
Record Number:51541 Last Updated: 2011-04-27 16:34:33 Record Created: 2007-06-08 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition