Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
DillingenSt. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche) Right choir gallery
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Esther Esther is made Queen in Vasthi's place (Esth. 2:1-20) Assuerus crowns Esther (Esth. 2:17)
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Esther Esth. 2:17: Esther is made queenType for the Coronation of the Virgin
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Coronation of the Virgin Mary with Esth. 2:17: Esther is made queen (BP)
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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