Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
Ottobeuren SS. Theodor und Alexander Choir stallsRight side - Reliefs
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZBenedict of Norcia (OSB) LifeVision of the world as shining ball and the ascent of the soul of Bishop Germanus
Saints A - ZBenedict of Norcia (OSB) CyclesOttobeuren, SS. Theodor und Alexander, Choir stalls, right side (Joseph Christian, 1754-1766)
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. 28:12-15: Jacob's dream of the ladderModel for St Benedict's Vision of the shining ball
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsBenedict Vision the shining ballwith Gen. 28:12-15: Jacob's dream of the ladder
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Christian, Joseph (1706-1777)
DATE
1754 - 1766
LOCATION
Ottobeuren (Swabia), SS. Theodor und Alexander
PAGE/FOLIO/PLATE NUMBER
7
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Ottobeuren Abbey
Contact
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