Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
InchenhofenSt. Leonhard ChancelVault
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)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Assumption of Elias and first miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 2) Eliseus asks for the double spirit of Elias (4 Kings 2:9-10)
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit Cycles Gifts represented through Biblical examplesInchenhofen, St. Leonhard (Baldauff, 1776)
7 Gifts of the Holy Spirit Scientia
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 2:9-10: Eliseus asks for the double spirit of EliasExemplum for the Spirit of Knowledge
Further details
The text beneath the image, and its iconographic context, refer to Eliseus asking for Elias's prophetic gifts, but the image rather depicts the more familiar scenes of Elias's Assumption and Eliseus picking up his mantle
ARTIST/CREATOR
Baldauff, Ignatz (died 1783)
DATE
1776
LOCATION
Inchenhofen, St. Leonhard
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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