Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Austria
Rein (Gratwein-Straßengel)Stift Rein Abbey ChurchNave - VaultBay 1 from West (Choir is in the West)
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)
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
Photographed with kind permission of Rein Abbey
Contact
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