St. Savin - Christ of Parousia and the Visions of Apocalypse.
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Title:St. Savin - Christ of Parousia and the Visions of Apocalypse
Notes:Frescos on the tympanum and vault of the porch. On the tympanum (far back) is depicted a tall and nimbused figure of Christ of Parousia sitting on a throne in a circle of glory and flanked by angels carrying the instruments of Passion, notably one on the left carrying the cross. On the vault, the wall-arch (middle) depicts 12 angels and 12 apostles each in groups of four, while the second bay (foreground) illustrates several visions of Apocalypse

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

Building:Abbaye de Saint-Savin

Person as Subject:Jesus Christ (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Parousia
Apocalypse: Revelation
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500

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Copyright Permission:Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike - CC-BY-SA-3.0
Attribution:St. Savin - Christ of Parousia and the Visions of Apocalypse, from Art in the Christian Tradition, a project of the Vanderbilt Divinity Library, Nashville, TN. [retrieved August 5, 2021].
Record Number:33113 Last Updated: 2021-07-29 15:16:20 Record Created: 2003-10-06 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.