Chartres Cathedral; Christ as Supreme Judge; central portal, south transept.
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Christ as Supreme Judge; central portal, south transept
Notes:Central portal tympanum depicting Christ the Final Judge (south transept). Christ is flanked by the Virgin Mary, St. John, and angels bearing the lance of the passion and the reed of the flagellation. The right voussoir shows devils accompanying the raising of human souls. In the left voussoir, angels carry souls to the bosom of Abraham. The blessed go to the left, and the damned to the right.

Digitized from the slide collection of James T. Womack, Nashville, TN.

Building:Cathédrale de Chartres
Object/Function:Relief sculpture

Scripture:Matthew 25:31-46
Lectionary links:ANYDy
General Subject:Last Judgment
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14S,001 A1-A2

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Chartres Cathedral; Christ as Supreme Judge; central portal, south transept, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved December 10, 2023]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:26343 Last Updated: 2022-06-17 14:11:32 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition