Title of Work
West Facade, Capital Frieze, Ministry and Passion of Christ
Title of Image
Scenes 28
Date
c. 1145
Description
West Façade, Right Frieze, Life of Christ, Right Side of Central Portal
28: The First Two Disciples (?)
(John 1:35-42)
Heimann identifies these standing figures as Christ's first two apostles, Simon and Andrew. See John 1: 35-42. (Heimann, p. 84). The rightmost figure is headless, the other has a beard; they do not have halos. They appear to be looking at the figure of Christ in the previous scene. (27: Temptation of Christ).
At left are figures from:
26: Baptism of Christ.
27: Temptation of Christ.
At right are figures from:
29: Judas Receiving the Thirty Pieces of
Silver.
Country
France
Location
Chartres
Style
Gothic
Type of Work
Sculpture
Subtype of Work
Capital Frieze
Material
Stone
Subject
Cathédrale de Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church decoration and ornament--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Church architecture--France--Chartres--Pictorial works.;Christian art and symbolism--France--Chartres--Medieval, 500-1500--Pictorial works.
Bibliography
Photographer
Philip Maye
Copyright
Identifier
FCSP18228000
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Chartres: Cathedral of Notre-Dame

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