Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Abraham and Lot, MelchisedechAbraham gives tithes to Melchisedech (Gen. 14:20)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 4: Adoration of the Magi
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 14:20: Abraham gives tithes to MelchisedechType for the Adoration of the Magi
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with Gen. 14:20: Abraham gives tithes to Melchisedech
Further details
Titulus: Abraham Melchisedech. Victor Abram Regvm Decimavit Singvla Rervm
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. 10
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