St. Savin - Burial of Abraham.
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Title:St. Savin - Burial of Abraham
Notes:Fresco on the lower south register of the nave depicting the burial of Abraham by his sons Isaac and Ismael, who lay his body into a sarcophagus in the presence of the whole family

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

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

Scripture:Genesis 25:9
Person as Subject:Abraham (Biblical figure)
Isaac (Biblical figure)
Ishmael (Biblical figure)
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71C2241

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Attribution:St. Savin - Burial of Abraham, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved July 26, 2021].
Record Number:32950 Last Updated: 2020-12-11 15:29:33 Record Created: 2003-10-01 00:00:00
Institution:Vanderbilt University Unit: Collection: Art in the Christian Tradition

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