Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Britain
CambridgeKing's CollegeChapel - stained glassSouth wall
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion Entombment Christ's body carried to the tomb
After the Passion Harrowing of Hell Christ leading the Fathers out of Limbo - trampling the broken doors of Hell
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 14:15-28: The Passing through the Red Sea and the Death of the EgyptiansType for the Harrowing of Hell (SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Exod. 14:21-22: Passing through the Red Sea (SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Further details
Scenes 15.2: Entombment of Christ and 15.4: Harrowing of Hell; according to Wayment c.1535
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southwark
DATE
1515 - 1547
LOCATION
Cambridge, King's College Chapel
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
15
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Hilary Wayment, The Windows of King's College Chapel Cambridge, London 1972, pp. 88-89
Contact
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