Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) Conception and Birth (Jud. 13)The angel appears to Manue's wife (Jud. 13:3-5)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 1: Annunciation
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 13:3-5: Prophecy of the Birth of SamsonType for the Annunciation
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 13:3-5: Prophecy of the birth of Samson
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues Virtue (general)
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Gaudium (Joy)
Allegorical cycles
Medieval cyclesKlosterneuburg Altarpiece (lower row)
Further details
Titulus: Annvnciatio Samson. Hostibvs In Molem Generabis Femina Prolem; at the left Virtus, at the right Gaudium
ARTIST/CREATOR
Nicholas of Verdun (active 1181-1205)
DATE
1181
LOCATION
Klosterneuburg, Stiftsmuseum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Karl Drexler and Thomas Strommer, Der Verduner Altar. Ein Emailwerk des XII. Jahrhunderts im Stifte Klosterneuburg bei Wien, Vienna 1903, pl. 3
Contact
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