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  1. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Christ of Parousia

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    Description: Fresco on the tympanum of the porch, depicting 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. JPG file (584 KB)
    Subject: Jesus Christ; Angel and Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000285.jpg
  2. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Apostles in Glory

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    Description: Fresco on the lower part of the wall-arch supporting the vault of the porch, depicting three nimbused, seated apostles holding a book in hand and discoursing together. JPG file (708 KB)
    Subject: Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500 and Apostles
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000286.jpg
  3. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Abraham and Lot Part Company

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    Description: Fresco on the upper south register of the nave showing Abraham (right) and Lot (left with women) going their separate ways after a quarrel between their herders. JPG file (658 KB)
    Subject: Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500, Abraham (Biblical patriarch); Lot (Biblical figure), and GEN 13: 1-13
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000280.jpg
  4. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - March of the Children of Israel Toward the Promised Land

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    Description: Fresco on the lower north register of the nave, depicting the children of Israel, led by Moses (on the right), marching toward the promised land guided by the pillar of cloud by day and the pillar of fire by night, while an angel of God protects them in the rear. JPG file (432 KB)
    Subject: EX 13: 21-22, Moses (Biblical leader); Angel, and Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000298.jpg
  5. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Apostles

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    Description: Fresco on the upper part of the wall-arch supporting the vault of the porch, depicting the Apostles. JPG file (664 KB)
    Subject: Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500 and Apostles
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000287.jpg
  6. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Tower of Babel

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    Description: Fresco on the upper south register of the nave depicting the building of the Tower of Babel (in the likeness of a medieval construction site). JPG file (485 KB)
    Subject: GEN 11: 1-9 and Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000278.jpg
  7. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Angels Worshipping

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    Description: Fresco on the upper part of the wall-arch supporting the vault of the porch, depicting three angels bowing in worship. JPG file (816 KB)
    Subject: Angel and Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000288.jpg
  8. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Noah's Drunkenness

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    Description: Fresco on the upper south register of the nave showing Ham, Noah's son, mocking his father who is lying on his couch, drunk, with his mantle gaping to reveal his legs and belly, while Shem and Japheth, the other two sons, prepare to cover their father's nakedness. JPG file (657 KB)
    Subject: GEN 9: 20-23, Noah (Biblical figure); Shem (Biblical character); Ham (Biblical figure); Japheth (Biblical character), and Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000276.jpg
  9. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Angels Worshipping

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    Description: Fresco on the upper part of the wall-arch supporting the vault of the porch, depicting three angels bowing in worship. JPG file (848 KB)
    Subject: Angel and Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000289.jpg
  10. Saint-Savin-sur-Gartempe, France - Woman, Child, and Dragon (Detail)

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    Description: Fresco on the middle left register of the second bay of the porch, depicting the woman, clothed with the sun and with the moon under her feet, giving birth to the child who is carried by an angel to the throne of God, while the dragon with seven heads and ten horns try to devour the child and, when that failed, pour from his mouth a flood in an attempt to sweep the woman away. JPG file (620 KB)
    Subject: REV 12: 1-5/ 15-16 and Christian art and symbolism--France--Medieval, 500-1500
    Creator: Womack, James, photographer
    Owner: acarter@atla.com
    Publisher: Vanderbilt University, Divinity Library
    Identifier: 00000296.jpg