Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry BaptismWithout God the FatherWithout Angels
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 5: Baptism
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 40:9-10: Noli timere ... Dominus Deus in fortitudine venietProphecy for the Entry into Jerusalem
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with Exod. 14:15-28: Passing through the Red Sea
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with 3 Kings 7:23-26: The molten sea (SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entry into Jerusalem with Isa. 40:9-10: Noli timere ... Dominus Deus in fortitudine veniet
Further details
Titulus: Pbaptismvs Christi. Fit Via Dilvtis Christi Baptisma Salvtis; at the left Isaiah with no text; at the right Isaiah again with the text Syg Noli Timere, perhaps referring to Isa. 40:9, a passage that could be linked to the Entry into Jerusalem in the next plaque
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. 14
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