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ID: 901000593
Page link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ia/901000593
Record Type: Character/Person

God the Father (Christian character)

Note: Character or theme of the first person of the Holy Trinity, who in Christian doctrine is referenced as the father of Jesus and often the creator of heaven and earth; sources include Psalm 146:6 and the Nicene Creed. For representations that are not Christian and do not imply the Trinity, use "God (Abrahamic religions' deity)."

Names:
God the Father (Christian character) (preferred,English-P,D,N)
Dio Padre (Christian character) (Italian-P,D,N)

Hierarchical Position:
Legend, Religion, Mythology (P)
....<Christian iconography> (P)
........<Christian characters> (P)
............God the Father (Christian character) (I)
Related Iconography:
member of .... Holy Trinity
..........(Legend, Religion, Mythology, Christian iconography, Christian characters, Holy Trinity (Christian manifestation of God)) [901001209]

Other Relationships:
role/characteristic is .... deity
.....(people in religion, people in religion and related occupations, people in the humanities, people by occupation, people (agents), People (hierarchy name)) (AAT)
culture/religion is .... Christianity
.....(Abrahamic religions, religions (belief systems, cultures), religions and religious concepts, Associated Concepts (hierarchy name)) (AAT)

Sources:
God the Father (Christian character)
................Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
................Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-)
................Contributed as a candidate term Notre Dame University
Dio Padre (Christian character)
................ICCD database (1988-)
................ICCD database (1988-)
Iconography Record Sources:
................ Catholic Encyclopedia [online], republished from 1913 edition (2003-)
................ Iconclass 2100 Browser (2009-) 11C God the Father
................ Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) http://www.metmuseum.org/collection/the-collection-online/search/463695
................ J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-) http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/223046/francesco-di-antonio-del-chierico-initial-i-god-the-father-blessing-italian-early-1460s/

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