Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren SS. Theodor und Alexander Choir stallsLeft side - Reliefs
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZPaul the Hermit Posthumous miracles
Saints A - ZAnthony Abbot StoriesSeeing the soul of Paul the Hermit ascend into heaven
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesSculpturesOttobeuren, SS. Theodor und Alexander (Choir stalls - Life of St Benedict with Old-Testament models)
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsBenedict Vision of the soul of St Scholastica in shape of a dovewith Vision of St Anthony Abbot of the soul of St Paul the Hermit ascending to heaven
Further details
This scene was apparently paired with St Benedict seeing St Scholastica's soul going to heaven because no suitable Old-Testament model could be found.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Christian, Joseph (1706-1777)
DATE
1754 - 1766
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), SS. Theodor und Alexander
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
8
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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