Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren SS. Theodor und Alexander Choir stallsLeft side - Reliefs
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Abraham leaving his father's house (Gen. 12:4)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesSculpturesOttobeuren, SS. Theodor und Alexander (Choir stalls - Life of St Benedict with Old-Testament models)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 12:1-4: God calls Abraham to leave his countryModel for God calling St Benedict
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsBenedict Vocation of Benedictwith Gen. 12:1-4: Vocation of Abraham
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Christian, Joseph (1706-1777)
DATE
1754 - 1766
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), SS. Theodor und Alexander
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
2
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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