Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Passover The Israelites mark the doors (Exod. 12:7 and 13)
Exodus The Passover The Death of the Firstborn (Exod. 12:12-13 and 29-30)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 12: Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 12:7 and 13: The Israelites mark the door with the blood of the lambType for the Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 12:12-13 and 29-30: The death of the firstbornType for the Harrowing of Hell
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Exod. 12:7 and 13: The Israelites mark the doors with the blood of the lamb
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Exod. 12:12-13 and 29-30: The death of the firstborn
Further details
Titulus: Percvssio Egipti. Sangvine Plebs Postes Mvnit Necat Angelus Hostes
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. 34
Contact
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