Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
DillingenSt. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche) Left choir gallery
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judith Judith beheads Holofernes and returns to Bethulia (Judith 13) Judith tells the inhabitants of Bethulia of her deeds and shows them the head of Holofernes (Judith 13:17-21)
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judith Judith 13:19-26: Judith shows the head of Holofernes to the inhabitants of BethuliaType for Mary vanquishing the devil
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin MaryMary vanquishing the devilwith Judith 13:19-26: Judith shows the head of Holofernes to the inhabitants of Bethulia
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin Mary Cycles of Old-Testament models for the Virgin MaryDillingen, Studienkirche, choir galleries (Thomas Christian Scheffler, 1750)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Scheffler, Thomas Christian (or Christoph Thomas, born 1699 or 1700, died 1756)
DATE
1750
LOCATION
Dillingen (Donau), St. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Digital only
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of the parish
Contact
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