Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Psalms Cycles Western Psalters (not related to the Utrecht Psalter) with images for individual PsalmsStuttgart Psalter
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 23 (Vulg.), 24 (AV): Domini est terra
Life of Christ
After the Passion Harrowing of Hell Christ approaching or breaking open the gate of Hell
Further details
typological illustration of Psalm 23:7: adtollite portas principes vestras et elevamini portae aeternales et introibit rex gloriae (Lift up your gates, O ye princes, and be ye lifted up, O eternal gates: and the King of Glory shall enter in) with the Harrowing of Hell
ARTIST/CREATOR
St-Germain-des-Prés (Paris)
DATE
1st half 9th century
LOCATION
Stuttgart, Württembergische Landesbibliothek → Cod.bibl.fol. 23, fol. 29v
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Ernest T. De Wald, The Stuttgart Psalter, Biblia Folio 23, Wuerttembergische Landesbibliothek, Stuttgart, Princeton 1930
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RELATIONS
Württembergische Landesbibliothek
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