'A Child is Born': The Iconography of the Portail Ste.-Anne at Paris

Horste, Kathryne
June 1987
Art Bulletin;Jun87, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p187
Academic Journal
Argues that the image of the Portail Ste.-Anne of Notre Dame in Paris, France, in which a bishop and a king venerate the Virgin and Child enthroned, reflects a change in program in celebration of the birth of Philip Augustus. Design and iconography of the Portail Ste.-Anne; Details of the portal sculpture which depicted Christ nativity and the Incarnation scene; History of the 13th century art.


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