Jesus visits his mother, Mary, and the Assumption of Mary.
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Title:Jesus visits his mother, Mary, and the Assumption of Mary
Notes:A section from the renowned oak woodcarvings in the choirstall area of the Cathedral of Amiens, 1508-1519. "The texts of the Assumption [of Mary, the mother of Jesus] apocrypha fall into two principal forms. In the Coptic form, Jesus appears to Mary before the Apostles have left on their missionary work and informs her of her imminent death and assumption." (Johnson, 27)
Building:Cathédrale d'Amiens
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Person as Subject:Jesus Christ
Mary, the mother of Jesus
Lectionary links:CEast07
General Subject:Assumption of the Virgin
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Amiens -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:73E42

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Copyright Source:Collection of Anne Richardson Womack
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Attribution:Jesus visits his mother, Mary, and the Assumption of Mary, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved September 19, 2020]. Original source: Collection of Anne Richardson Womack.
Record Number:51554 Last Updated: 2011-04-27 16:56:48 Record Created: 2007-06-08 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Saint Michael the Archangel in medieval English legend
Author:Johnson, Richard Freeman
Publisher:Boydell Press