Ebstorf, Arisen Christ
ID
 
271
 
Original Country
 
Germany
 
Region
 
Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony)
 
Sorting Title
 
Ebstorf, Arisen Christ
 
Subject
 

This portion of the stained glass windows from the cloister at Ebstorf depicts Christ emerging from the sarcophagus.

 
Creation Date
 
1400-1410
 
Century
 
15th
 
Style Genre
 
Gothic
 
Work Type
 
series
 
Format Medium
 

Glass; Stained Glass

 
Original Location
 

Ebstorf

 
Historical Context
 

The stained-glass windows along the nuns' cloister, created between 1400-1410, were intended to instruct the nuns. The windows illustrate the story of the Speculum Humanae Salvationis, or Mirror of the Salvation of Mankind, a popular devotional work in the later Middle Ages.

 
Related Work
 

Statue of the Arisen Christ; Christ prepared for burial; Ebstorf, Arisen ChristEbstorf, Christ Prepared for Burial

 
Current Repository
 

Ebstorf

 
Photo Credit
 
June Mecham
 
Image of Ebstorf, Arisen Christ.