Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren SS. Theodor und Alexander Choir stallsLeft side - Reliefs
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Eliseus returns the resurrected boy to his parents who praise God (4 Kings 4:37)
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 4:33-35: Eliseus raises the dead child to lifeModel for St Benedict raising the dead child of a peasant
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsBenedict Raising of the peasant's sonwith 4 Kings 4:8-37: Elisaeus raises the son of the Sunamite
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Christian, Joseph (1706-1777)
DATE
1754 - 1766
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), SS. Theodor und Alexander
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
6
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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