Title of Work
North Porch, Right Portal-Outer Archivolt
Title of Image
Outer Porch- Upper 4: Seated King
Date
c 1194-1230
Description
North Porch, Right Portal
Outer Porch- Upper
Labor of December - Killing a pig (partially shown at left)
In the foreground is a large hog with bristles along its spine. In the background, a man raises an arm. His hand is missing, but it probably once held an ax.
Personification of Summer (center)
A semi-nude beardless young man with stylized foliage behind him.
Seated King (Right)
Niche containing a bearded, crowned, seated king.
Country
France
Location
Chartres
Style
Gothic
Type of Work
Sculpture
Subtype of Work
Portal
Category of Work
Archivolt
Material
Stone
Condition
Heavily restored
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
Jane Vadnal
Copyright
Identifier
FCSP22900100
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Outer Porch- Upper 4: Seated King

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