Images of Medieval Art and Architecture

France: Vézelay
Benedictine Abbey Church of Sante-Marie-Madeleine


Tympanum of south portal in narthex

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Scenes from the Infancy of Christ:

Above: The Adoration of the Magi

Below from left to right: The Annunciation, the Visitation

and the Annunciation to the Shepherds with Mary and Child.


Details

Tympanum: Adoration of the Magi

Matthew 2:11
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Visitation

Luke 1:39-56.

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Left Capital:

Left: Ulysses and the Siren

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with Classical subject matter

Right : Angel of the Last Judgement


 

Right Capital

Left: Angel of the Last Judgement

Right:Faun and demon

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Created by G. David Donahue, July 1997
Updated by Jane Vadnal, December, 1997