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GE_84.20: Jacob
(GE_Geneve_SteTherese_84.20)

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Title

Jacob

Type of Object
Artist / Producer
Studio
Dating
[1964]
Dimensions
Env. 240 x 80 cm
Location
Place
Nef, w X
Inventory

Iconography

Description

Jacob, couché sur le sol endormi, voit en rêve une échelle montant vers le ciel et entourée d’anges.

Iconclass Code
71C3121 · the dream of Jacob: while sleeping on the ground with a stone for pillow Jacob sees a ladder reaching from earth to heaven with angels going up and down; usually with God at the top of the ladder
Iconclass Keywords
angel · ascending · Bethel · bible · descending · dream · Genesis · Genesis 28 · God · heaven · Jacob · Jacob's ladder · ladder · Old Testament · patriarch · sleeping · stone · top
Inscription

Aucune

Signature

Th. Strawinsky (en bas au centre)

Technique / State

Technique

Vitrail au plomb, grisaille

History

Dating
[1964]

Bibliography and Sources

Literature

Historique de la paroisse de Sainte-Thérèse : à l’occasion de la bénédiction de son église, le 17 juin 1945, Genève, 1945

Jean-Claude Mayor, La Paroisse Sainte-Thérèse raconte ..., 1938-1988, Saint-Maurice, 1988, p. 1-21

Armand Brulhart et Erica Deuber-Pauli, “De Champel au bout du monde”, in Ville et canton de Genève, coll. “Arts et monuments”, SHAS, Berne, (1ère éd. 1985) 1993, p. 171

Patrick de Figueiredo, mail du 20 mars 2014

Image Information

Name of Image
GE_Geneve_SteTherese_84.20
Credits
© APAS (Association pour la Promotion de l'Art Sacré), Genève – photographe : Cyrille Girardet, Veyrier
Date
2011
Copyright
© Fondation Théodore Strawinsky

Inventory

Reference Number
GE_84.20
Author and Date of Entry
Valérie Sauterel 2014
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