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GE_18.14: Visitation
(GE_Geneve_BasiliqueNotreDame_18.14)

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Title

Visitation

Type of Object
Artist / Producer
Studio
Dating
[1858]
Dimensions
410 x 100 cm
Location
Place
Chapelle de la Sainte-Vierge, choeur, n II
Inventory

Iconography

Description

Au sommet, dans un trilobe, le roi Salomon. En dessous, des prophètes et l’agneau dominent la scène de la rencontre de Marie et Elisabeth. Marie semble dire le Magnificat.

Iconclass Code
11D1311 · lamb bearing cross or banner, 'Agnus Dei' ~ symbol of Christ
11I1 · groups of prophets, usually holding books or scrolls (Isaiah, Jeremiah, Ezekiel, Daniel, Hosea, Joel, Amos, Obadiah, Jonah, Micah, Nahum, Habakkuk, Zephaniah, Haggai, Zechariah, Malachi)
71H8836 · Solomon sits on David's throne
73A623 · Mary and Elisabeth shaking hands
Iconclass Keywords
Inscription

ECCE-ISTE VENIT SALIENSIN MONTIBUS TRANSILIENS COLLES (phylactère Salomon) MAGNIFICAT ANIMA MEA DOMINUM / ET EXULTAVIT SPIRITUS MEUS IN DEO SALUTARI MEO / IN FESTO VISITATIONIS B.M.V. (LUC, 1, 46-7) (cartouche en bas)

Signature

Aucune

Technique / State

Technique

Vitrail au plomb, grisaille

History

Research

1981, restauration de Michel Delanoë, Servion

Dating
[1858]

Bibliography and Sources

Literature

Abbé Lany, Notre-Dame de Genève: notice, Genève, 1868

Edmond Ganter, “Alexandre-Charles Grigny (1815-1867) architecte de l’église Notre-Dame de Genève”, in Genava – Genève, tome 26, Genève, 1978, pp. 277-285

Armand Brulhart et Erica Deuber-Pauli, “Rive droite”, in Ville et canton de Genève, coll. “Arts et monuments”, SHAS, Berne, (1ère éd. 1985) 1993, pp. 147-148

Claude Lapaire, Notre-Dame de Genève, Paroisse Notre-Dame, Genève, 2000

Anastazja Winiger-Labuda (coord.), “La basilique Notre-Dame”, in Genève, Saint-Gervais: du bourg au quartier, coll. “Les monuments d’art et d’histoire du canton de Genève”, tome 2, SHAS, Berne, 2001, pp. 152-167

Catherine Courtiau, La Basilique Notre-Dame de Genève, SHAS, Berne, 2013

Image Information

Name of Image
GE_Geneve_BasiliqueNotreDame_18.14
Credits
© APAS (Association pour la Promotion de l'Art Sacré), Genève – photographe : Cyrille Girardet, Veyrier
Date
2006

Inventory

Reference Number
GE_18.14
Author and Date of Entry
Valérie Sauterel 2008
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