Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus Moses: single figure
Life of Christ
Infancy Circumcision
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 3: Circumcision
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 9:6: Parvulus enim natus est nobis, et filius datus est nobisProphecy for the Adoration of the Magi
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Circumcision with Gen. 21:4: Circumcision of Isaac
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Circumcision with Circumcision of Samson (non-biblical)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with Isa. 9:6: Parvulus enim natus est nobis
Further details
Titulus: Circumcisio Christi. Nostra Tvlit Christi Caro Vvlnera Vvlnere Tristi; , at the left Moses with Omnis Mascv, probably relating to Gen. 17:10 (circumcidetur ex vobis omne masculinum), at the right Isaiah with Isa 9:6 (Parvulus ... natus), probably for the Adoration of the Magi
ARTIST/CREATOR
Nicholas of Verdun (active 1181-1205)
DATE
1181
LOCATION
Klosterneuburg, Stiftsmuseum
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Karl Drexler and Thomas Strommer, Der Verduner Altar. Ein Emailwerk des XII. Jahrhunderts im Stifte Klosterneuburg bei Wien, Vienna 1903, pl. 8
Contact
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