Birth of Mary.
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Title:Birth of Mary
Notes:Oak woodcarving in the choirstall area of the Cathedral of Amiens, 1507-1522. On the left is the birth of Mary and on the right, the meeting of Anna and Joachim, Mary's parents. These themes are extra-biblical from early traditions on the life of Mary.
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

General Subject:Life of Mary
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Copyright Source:Collection of Anne Richardson Womack
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Attribution:Birth of Mary, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved October 22, 2016]. Original source: Collection of Anne Richardson Womack.
Record Number:51549 Last Updated: 2011-01-13 17:27:10 Record Created: 2007-06-08 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition