TITLE

"You Who Once Were Far Off": Enlivening Scripture in the Main Portal at Vézelay

AUTHOR(S)
Low, Peter
PUB. DATE
September 2003
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Sep2003, Vol. 85 Issue 3, p469
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the biblical scripture on the narthex portal of Ste-Madeleine de Vézelay, a twelfth-century monastery in France. Key feature of the sculptural program at Vézelay; Depiction of Pentecost of the main portal at Vézelay; Tasks or functions of the portal's sculptural scheme; Representation of the Mass at the monastery; Reasons behind the sculptural composition of the monastery at the beginning of the twelfth century.
ACCESSION #
10804181

 

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