Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
France
Mulhouse (Mühlhausen)St-ÉtienneTypological Windows (re-installed in the modern church)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Numbers Balaam (Bileam) and Balak (Num. 22-24) Balaam's ass stopped by an angel (Num. 22:22-30)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassMulhouse, Saint-Étienne (Upper Rhine, c1340-1350, after the Speculum)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 22:21-27: An angel blocking the way of Bileam's assType for Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text refers to the prophecy of the star rather than this episode)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne with Num. 22:21-27: An angel blocking the way of Bileam's ass (SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Further details
Since the original arrangement of the windows is not clear, they are numbered here according to the position of the image in the Speculum Humanae Salvationis
ARTIST/CREATOR
Upper Rhine
DATE
circa 1340 - 1350
LOCATION
Mulhouse, Saint-Étienne
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
3d
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
J. Lutz and P. Perdrizet, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Kritische Ausgabe, vol. 2, Mühlhausen and Leipzig, 1909, pl. 101
Contact
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