St. Savin - God's Creation of Eve and Her Temptation by the Serpent.
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Title:St. Savin - God's Creation of Eve and Her Temptation by the Serpent
Notes:Fresco on the lower north register of the nave depicting 1) God, represented by the figure of Christ with a cruciform nimbus, creating Eve and bringing her to Adam; 2) Eve being tempted by the serpent

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

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

Scripture:Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7
Person as Subject:Adam (Biblical figure)
Eve (Biblical figure)
God (Biblical figure)
Lectionary links:ALent01
General Subject:Creation of Eve
Garden of Eden
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71A341

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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 Eve and Her Temptation by the Serpent, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved June 16, 2024]. Original source: image donated by Jim Womack and Anne Richardson.
Record Number:33111 Last Updated: 2022-06-20 18:59:54 Record Created: 2003-10-06 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.