Sens; Martyrdom of St. Stephen; central portal, west facade.
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Title:Sens; Martyrdom of St. Stephen; central portal, west facade
Notes:Martyrdom of St. Stephen; medallions at upper left and right are the open and closed gate of paradise. Before their destruction, the embrasures held jamb figures representing the twelve apostles for the first time in gothic portal iconography. [Williamson, pg. 33]

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

Building:Cathédrale de Sens

Person as Subject:Stephen (martyr), ca.5-33
Lectionary links:AAllS
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Sens -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:Sens; Martyrdom of St. Stephen; central portal, west facade, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved May 19, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:27117 Last Updated: 2022-06-19 16:14:33 Record Created: 2002-08-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition