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 2:15-17
Person as Subject:God (Biblical figure)
General Subject:Creation
Library of Congress Subject:Christian art and symbolism -- France -- Medieval, 500-1500
ICONCLASS Number:71A24

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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 July 26, 2021].
Record Number:33548 Last Updated: 2020-12-17 18:50:13 Record Created: 2003-11-05 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.