Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
France
ColmarSt-Martin Interior
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac The sacrifice of IsaacThe angel stays Abraham's sword and points to the ram
Genesis The Tower of Babel Building of the Tower of Babel (Gen. 11:1-4)
Exodus The Passover The Passover Meal and its preparation (Exod. 12:8-11)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Assumption of Elias and first miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 2) Assumption of Elias (4 Kings 2:11)With Eliseus dropping his mantle or Eliseus taking or holding it (4 Kings 2:12-13)
Judith Achior's intelligence (Judith 5-6) Achior bound to a tree (Judith 6:9)
Life of Christ
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith Virgin and Saint John onlySymmetrical → Without skull
Passion Last Supper Christ giving the sop to Judas
After the Passion Ascension Whole Christ visibleWith all or most Apostles, without angels
Acts of the Apostles
Pentecost The descent of the Holy Spirit Virgin presentWith tongues of flame descending
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassMiscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 22:9-13: Sacrifice of IsaacType for the Crucifixion (BP)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 11:1-9: Building of the Tower of BabelType for Pentecost (SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 12:8-11: The Passover mealType for the Last Supper (SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of EliasType for the Ascension of Christ (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judith Judith 6:9: Binding of AchiorType for the Flagellation of Christ (SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Last Supper with Exod. 12:8-11: The Passover meal (SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Flagellation of Christ with Judith 6:9: Binding of Achior (SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Gen. 22:9-13: Sacrifice of Isaac (BP)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of Elias (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Gen. 11:1-9: Building of the Tower of Babel (SHS)Miscellaneous
Further details
Probably fragments of a large typological window from another Colmar church re-inserted here
ARTIST/CREATOR
Upper Rhine
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Colmar, St-Martin
Contact
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