St. Savin - God's Creation of the Luminaries.
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Title:St. Savin - God's Creation of the Luminaries
Notes:Fresco on the upper north register of the nave depicting God, represented by the figure of Christ with a cruciform nimbus, creating the sun (the bust of a man aureoled with rays of light) and the moon (the bust of a woman crowned with a crescent) and the stars

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

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

Scripture:Genesis 1:1-2:4a
Person as Subject:God (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:ATrin
General Subject:Creation of the World
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71A24

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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 - God's Creation of the Luminaries, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved February 25, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:33548 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 19:11:19 Record Created: 2003-11-05 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.