Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Assumption of Elias and first miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 2) Assumption of Elias (4 Kings 2:11)With Eliseus dropping his mantle or Eliseus taking or holding it (4 Kings 2:12-13)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesEnamelKlosterneuburg AltarpieceSection 14: Ascension
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of EliasType for the Ascension of Christ (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of Elias (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
Virtues TheologicalIndividualFaith (Fides)
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Humility (Humilitas)
Allegorical cycles
Medieval cyclesKlosterneuburg Altarpiece (lower row)
Further details
Titulus: Helias In Cvrrv Igneo. Dinga Deo Dignvs Hvnc Ad Loca Svbvehit Ignis; at the left Fides, at the right Humilitas
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. 42
Contact
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