Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
FreisingSS. Peter und Paul (Neustift) High altar
GESTURES & EXPRESSION
Blindfolding
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Tabernacle The High Priest in his robes (outside the Biblical narrative)
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Church and Synagogue Conversion of the Jews
Further details
The blindfold is removed form the representative of Synagogue, probably alluding to the prayer 'ut Deus ... auferat velamen de cordibus eorum' - 'that the Lord ... may remove the veil from their hearts'
ARTIST/CREATOR
Günther, Ignaz (1725-1775)
DATE
1765
LOCATION
Freising, St. Peter und Paul (Neustift)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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