Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
France
Mulhouse (Mühlhausen)St-ÉtienneTypological Windows (re-installed in the modern church)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus Childhood of Moses Moses, as Egyptian general, besieges Saba but then makes peace with it and marries Tarbis, the daughter of its king (Comestor, non-scriptural)Moses approaches Saba and is seen by Tarbis and her father from the walls
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassMulhouse, Saint-Étienne (Upper Rhine, c1340-1350, after the Speculum)
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Moses stops the siege of Saba after falling in love with Tarbis, daughter of its kingModel for Mary protecting the Faithful (SHS)Miscellaneous
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin MaryMary as Protector and Intercessorwith Moses stopping the siege of Saba after falling in love with Tarbis, daughter of its king (Flavius and Comestor, 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
38b
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
J. Lutz and P. Perdrizet, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Kritische Ausgabe, vol. 2, Mühlhausen and Leipzig, 1909, pl. 111
Contact
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