Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
DillingenSt. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche) Chapel n1 (St Jerome)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Church FathersJerome As patron saintof Biblica Theology
Groups of Saints Patron Saints of ProfessionsPatrons of academic subjects (not University Faculties)Dillingen, Studienkirche, side chapels (Christoph Thomas Scheffler, Saints with depictions of the Virgin Mary)
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 7:14: Ecce virgo concipiet et pariet filiumProphecy of the Nativity
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Isa. 7:14: Ecce virgo concipiet et pariet filium
Further details
detail; Jerome is depicted here with the Vulgate text of the Isaias's prophecy, with the Hebrew books containing the text's ambiguous key word almah ('Maiden'), with the gloss bethulah ('Virgin') next to it (information kindly provided by Dr Alisa Kunitz Dick, Cambridge)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Scheffler, Thomas Christian (or Christoph Thomas, born 1699 or 1700, died 1756)
DATE
1750 - 1751
LOCATION
Dillingen (Donau), St. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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