Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren SS. Theodor und Alexander Choir stallsLeft side - Reliefs
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) King Josias (4 Kings 22-23) At Josias's command, the altars of Baal are being destroyed (4 Kings 23:4-7)
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 4 Kings 4 Kings 23:4-7: At the command of King Josias the altars of Baal are being destroyedModel for Benedict destroying the idols on Montecassino
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsBenedict Destruction of idols in Montecassinowith 4 Kings 23:4-7: At the command of King Josias, all altars of Baal are destroyed
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Christian, Joseph (1706-1777)
DATE
1754 - 1766
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), SS. Theodor und Alexander
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
4
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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