Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
France
Mulhouse (Mühlhausen)St-ÉtienneTypological Windows (re-installed in the modern church)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus Childhood of Moses Moses tramples or breaks the crown of Pharaoh (Comestor, non-scriptural)Moses feigns madness by eating burning coals and so is not punished
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassMulhouse, Saint-Étienne (Upper Rhine, c1340-1350, after the Speculum)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with the young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals (Comestor, SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals Type for the Flight into Egypt (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
11c
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
J. Lutz and P. Perdrizet, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Kritische Ausgabe, vol. 2, Mühlhausen and Leipzig, 1909, pl. 104
Contact
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