St. Savin - Drowning of Pharaoh's Army in the Red Sea.
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Title:St. Savin - Drowning of Pharaoh's Army in the Red Sea
Notes:Fresco on the lower north register of the nave, depicting Pharaoh's war-chariot and his cavalry being swallowed by the waters of the Red Sea as they try to pursue the children of Israel.

Donated by James T. Womack and Anne Richardson, Nashville, TN.

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

Scripture:Exodus 14:19-31
Person as Subject:Pharaoh (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:AProp19
General Subject:Exodus
Crossing the Red Sea
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71E12231

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Copyright Source:image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson
Copyright Permission:Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0
Attribution:St. Savin - Drowning of Pharaoh's Army in the Red Sea, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved May 23, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:33358 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 19:06:29 Record Created: 2003-10-15 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

Bibliographic Source:Abbey of Saint-Savin, Vienne. Riou, Yves-Jean. Inventaire general, 1993.