Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Britain
CanterburyCathedral Coronawindow I (Typological Redemption Window)
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac The sacrifice of IsaacThe angel stays Abraham's sword but does not point to the ramWithout servants
Exodus The Passover The Israelites mark the doors (Exod. 12:7 and 13)
Exodus The Israelites in the Desert Moses strikes water from the rock (Exod. 17:6-7)
Numbers Reconnaissance in Chanaan, the grapes (Num. 13-14) The spies carry the grapes (Num. 13:24)
Life of Christ
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith soldiers, but without centurion's conversionChrist's side not being pierced nor vinegar offered → Virgin not fainting
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesStained GlassCanterbury CathedralTypological Redemption Window (Corona)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 13:24: The spies carrying grapes from the Promised LandType for the Crucifixion
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 22:9-13: Sacrifice of IsaacType for the Crucifixion (BP)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 17:6-7: Moses smites the rockType for the Piercing of Christ's side
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 Crucifixion
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Gen. 22:9-13: Sacrifice of Isaac (BP)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Num. 13:24: The spies carrying grapes
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Exod. 12:7 and 13: The Israelites mark the door with the blood of the lamb
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Piercing of Christ's side with Exod. 17:6-7: Moses smites the rock
Further details
In the centre the Crucifixion (panel 4, modern replacement) surrounded by the Moses strikes the rock (left, 10), the Spies with the grapes (bottom, 7), the Marking of the doors with a Tau (right, 12) and the Sacrifice of Isaac (top, 15)
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1200
LOCATION
Canterbury, Christ Church Cathedral, Corona (I (East), 1st 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