Title of Work
South Porch, Left Portal, Left Pillar
Title of Image
Gable - Anne
Date
c. 1194-1230
Description
South Porch- Left Pillar of Left Portal
Gable
According to Houvet, the seated figure is Anne, mother of the Virgin Mary, holding a lily in a vase. One either side, angels emerge from clouds. The one at left holds a scroll and the one at right holds a rod-like object (a scepter? a herald's staff?)
On the outer archivolts below are standing angels holding candlesticks.
Country
France
Location
Chartres
Style
Gothic
Type of Work
Sculpture
Subtype of Work
Porch
Category of Work
Gable
Material
Stone
Condition
Much 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
Philip Maye
Copyright
Identifier
FCSP31981005
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