Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren SS. Theodor und Alexander Choir stallsLeft side - Reliefs
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)
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 2:11-12: Assumption of EliasModel for the death of St Benedict and the vision of his soul being escorted into heaven
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsBenedict Death, his soul escorted into heavenwith 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of Elias
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Christian, Joseph (1706-1777)
DATE
1754 - 1766
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), SS. Theodor und Alexander
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
9
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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