Iconography
ARCHITECTURE
Germany
DillingenSt. Mariae Himmelfahrt (Studienkirche) Right choir gallery
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Eliezer and RebeccaRebecca departs with the congratulations of her family (Gen. 24:60)
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 24:60: Rebecca leaves her family who wish her that she will become a mother of thousandsType for the Virgin Mary
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin Mary Cycles of Old-Testament models for the Virgin MaryDillingen, Studienkirche, choir galleries (Thomas Christian Scheffler, 1750)
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin MaryMary as Motherwith Gen. 24:60: Rebecca leaves her family who wish her that she will become a mother of thousands
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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