Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Britain
CanterburyCathedral Coronawindow I (Typological Redemption Window)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Noah The Flood (Gen. 6:1-9:17)Noah sends forth the dove for the second time, it returns with an olive branch (Gen. 8: 10-11)
Exodus Moses and the burning bush Moses sees a burning bush and approaches (Exod. 3:1-3)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Michol helps Davids escape through the window (1 Kings 19:12, cf. title of Psalm 58)
Jonas (A.V. Jonah) Jonas disgorged by the sea-monster (2:11)
Life of Christ
After the Passion ResurrectionChrist stepping out of the tomb
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassCanterbury CathedralTypological Redemption Window (Corona)
Further details
In the centre the Resurrection (panel 29), surrounded by Noe in the Ark (left, 28), Moses and the Burning Bush (bottom, 23), David's escape with Michol's help (right, 30), and Jonah cast up by the whale (top, 33). Apart from Jonas and Moses chiefly 19th-century replacements,Iconography problematic
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1200
LOCATION
Canterbury, Christ Church Cathedral, Corona (I (East), 3rd register)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: Ian Jones
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Madeleine H. Caviness, The Windows of Christ Church Cathedral Canterbury (Corpus Vitrearum Medii Aevi, Great Britain, 2), London 1981, pp. 165-172
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk