Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Acts of the Apostles
Pentecost The descent of the Holy Spirit Apostles only
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 15: Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Joel Joel 2:29: Super servos meos et ancillas in diebus illis effundam spiritum meum (cf. 2:28)Prophecy for Pentecost
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies 1 Corinthians 1 Cor. 15:52: Canet enim tubaProphecy for the Resurrection of the dead
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Exod. 19:16-19, 20:21 and 31:18: The giving of the Law on Sinai (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Gen. 8:10-11: The dove return to Noe with an olive branch
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Joel 2:29: Super servos meos et ancillas in diebus illis effundam spiritum meum (cf. 2:28)
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Resurrection of the Dead with 1 Cor. 15:52: Canet enim tuba
Further details
Titulus: Adventus Spiritus Sancti. Omnigenis Lingvuis Dedit His Fari Devs Ignis; at the left Joel with Joel 2:28 or 29 (Effundam spiritum meum), at the right Paul with 1 Cor. 15:52 (Canet enim tuba), referring to the Resurrection of the Dead on the following plaque
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. 44
Contact
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