Chartres Cathedral; Mary, Elizabeth, Daniel (Zechariah); right embrasure, left portal, north transept.
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Title:Chartres Cathedral; Mary, Elizabeth, Daniel (Zechariah); right embrasure, left portal, north transept
Notes:Bases of jamb figures of Mary, Elizabeth, and Daniel (or possibly Zechariah) in north transept. Mary's base is the burning bush of Exodus; Elizabeth's base is probably the prophet Habbakuk filling a water jar (in Bel and the Dragon, Habbakuk brought food to Daniel sealed in the lions' den without breaking the seals, an image of virginal conception); Daniel's base is the dragon idol he killed in Bel and the Dragon. See also Villette, pg. 162.Third Sunday in Advent, Year A:This image is of the Annunciation and Visitation, and it specifically connects with the lectionary reading of the Magnificat in Luke.

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

Building:Cathédrale de Chartres

Scripture:Luke 1:39-57
Daniel 2:1-45
Exodus 3:1-15
Lectionary links:AVis
General Subject:Dragons
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Chartres -- Medieval, 500-1500
Index of Christian Art Number:20 C48 CND 14N,001 B5

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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; Mary, Elizabeth, Daniel (Zechariah); right embrasure, left portal, north transept, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 23, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:26383 Last Updated: 2022-06-19 16:05:18 Record Created: 2002-03-21 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition