Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Conquest of Jericho and Ai (Jos. 5:13-8:29) Joshua commands to take down the body of the King of Ai (Jos. 8:29)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 10: Descent from the Cross
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Josue Jos. 8:29: Josue commands to take down the body of the King of Ai from the gibbetType for the Deposition of Christ
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Jos. 8:29: Josue commands to take down the body of the king of Ai from the gibbet
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues CardinalIndividualPrudentiaSingle figure
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Sobrietas (Sobriety)
Allegorical cycles
Medieval cyclesKlosterneuburg Altarpiece (lower row)
Further details
One of the later additions to the plaques of Nicolas of Verdun; Titulus: Deposicio Regis Iericho. Secvndvm Legem Deponit Vesperre Regem; at the left Prudentia, at the right Sobrietas
ARTIST/CREATOR
Austrian
DATE
1331
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. 30
Contact
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