Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
France
Mulhouse (Mühlhausen)St-ÉtienneTypological Windows (re-installed in the modern church)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Canticles (A.V. Song of Songs) Cant. 4:4: Bridegroom: Sicut turris David collum tuum ... mille clypei pendant ex ea, omnis armatura fortium (Bridegroom: Thy neck is as the tower of David ... a thousand bucklers hang upon it ..)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassMulhouse, Saint-Étienne (Upper Rhine, c1340-1350, after the Speculum)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Cantica Canticorum Cant. 4:4: The Tower of David protected by a thousand bucklersType for the Betrothal of the Virgin Mary (SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Betrothal of the Virgin Mary to Joseph with Cant. 4:4: The Tower of David protected by a thousand bucklers (SHS)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
6d
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
J. Lutz and P. Perdrizet, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Kritische Ausgabe, vol. 2, Mühlhausen and Leipzig, 1909, pl. 102
Contact
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