WDTPRS! HELP!

I need a favor.

Do any of you have a photo of a stained-glass window of the scene in Exodus 33 where Moses glimpses God as He passes before the cleft in the rock?

I have seen windows of the burning bush, but not of the next stage.

Photos?  Or do you know where one might be found?

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11 Responses to WDTPRS! HELP!

  1. Mary Ann says:

    Try this:
    http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3526/3767508820_b799b86282.jpg
    It is a detail from a window at the Cathedral Parish of St. Helena, Helena, MT. Their home page is:
    http://www.sthelenas.org/index.htm

  2. Mary Ann: Thanks, but that is not what I am talking about.

  3. adeodato says:

    The upper register of windows in St. Jean Baptiste NYC depicts Old Testement scenes. I could not find a list of them online. Two for sure involve scenes from exodus: mana from heaven and striking the rock episodes.

  4. Supertradmum says:

    If you have a detailed book of Sainte-Chapelle in Paris, the windows show Moses as a child and as a adult in several sections, but I do not know if your detail is there….Most of the windows I know, including Gloucester, York, Lincoln, Canterbury and Oxford chapels show either the burning bush or the receiving of the tablets or the Exodus-same with St. Denis windows. I checked most of the Chagall windows, to no avail.

    All my cathedral art books are packed.

  5. Ulrich says:

    I’m not sure, but maybe this one:
    http://www.kirchennetz.info/christ/_data/Fenster-Mose.JPG
    If the right scene is depicted (I’m not sure, the scene ist called “The experience of Moses on the peak of the mountain”
    http://www.kirchennetz.info/christ/content02/detail.php?nr=7552&rubric=Bau-_und_Kunstgeschichte
    “The huge colored church windows above the matronea/galleries were reconstructed in the original style by A. Lüthy (Frankfurt).”
    It’s from the protestant Christ Church in Karlsruhe, Germany.
    I hope this is helpful, although the resolution isn’t too brilliant, but I was unable to detect other ones, sorry.

  6. Ulrich says:

    I’m not sure, but maybe this one could help:
    http://www.kirchennetz.info/christ/_data/Fenster-Mose.JPG
    I’m not sure, If the right scene is depicted (the scene ist called “The experience of Moses on the peak of the mountain”).
    http://www.kirchennetz.info/christ/content02/detail.php?nr=7552&rubric=Bau-_und_Kunstgeschichte
    “The huge colored church windows above the matronea/galleries were reconstructed in the original style by A. Lüthy (Frankfurt).”
    It’s from the protestant Christ Church in Karlsruhe, Germany.
    I hope this is helpful, although the resolution isn’t too brilliant, but I was unable to detect other ones, sorry.

  7. Mary Ann says:

    This may not be relevant either…but here is a poster photo of a Tiffany Studio’s depiction of Moses:
    http://images9.cpcache.com/product/32497299v1_350x350_Front.jpg
    I’m unable to find the location of the window or a better resolution online photo.

  8. Mary Ann says:

    Hmmm…let’s try a different addie as that first one’s not cooperating:
    http://www.stainedglassphotography.com/GreetingCards/Tiffany-stained-glass-01c.jpg

  9. Not stained glass, but this is the best I’ve found.

  10. Charivari Rob says:

    Wow, that’s a tough one, Father. I did a little searching around and didn’t find anything close to what you want.

    So much stained glass imagery goes for the easily identifiable, the allusion to an easily recognized scriptural scene. With Moses, there’s so much to chose from – parting the Red Sea, bringing the tablets down from the mountain, confronting Pharoh, striking the stone to draw water…

    Also, there doesn’t seem to be many parish churches out there under the patronage of Moses, where one might hope to see a series of windows on Moses themes.

    I did find a website for one large church where the windows along one side of the Nave are all Old Testament figures, but their Moses simply had the tablets.

  11. Delia says:

    You could try trawling through some of these sites:

    http://www.cvma.ac.uk/resources/links/cvma-international.html

    The UK site for the Corpus Vitrearum is a fantastic resource; if you go to ‘picture archive’, then ‘advanced search’ then ‘subject’, you can type in Moses, for example, and you get a whole list of images of medieval glass with Moses subjects, all illustrated on the site. But none of the cleft rock. I guess it doesn’t really fit into a typological scheme, so maybe there aren’t any medieval examples!