Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Austria
Rein (Gratwein-Straßengel)Stift Rein Abbey ChurchNave - VaultBay 1 from West (Choir is in the West)
GODS & MYTHS
River gods
Single figure
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph and Pharaoh (Gen. 41)In the years of dearth, Pharaoh sends the Egyptians to Joseph (Ite ad Joseph), who opens the storehouses (Gen. 41:54-57)
Genesis Joseph Joseph's Brothers in Egypt (Gen. 42-45)Joseph's brothers ask Joseph for corn (cf. Gen. 42:6-12)
Genesis Joseph Joseph's Brothers in Egypt (Gen. 42-45)The brothers report their fate to Jacob and discover the money (Gen. 42:29-35)
Genesis Joseph Joseph's Brothers in Egypt (Gen. 42-45)The cup is discovered in Benjamin's sack (Gen. 44:6-13)
Saints
Saints A - ZJoseph In glory
Further details
The image shows at the left a group of supplicants before Pharao at the left, a group of supplicants before Joseph at the right, and persons handling coins and cups in bags at the bottom right - it is difficult to associate these figures clearly with the different stages of the narrative
ARTIST/CREATOR
Mölk, Josef Adam (c1710-1794)
DATE
1766
LOCATION
Rein, Stiftskirche
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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