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Could it be Joseph of Arimathea rather than the Father?

On Fri, Aug 5, 2016 at 7:50 AM, Gordon Plumb <
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> Francis Cheetham in his "English Medieval Alabasters" describes this as a
> variant of a Trinity image, with which I would concur.
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> Gordonn Plumb
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> From: Cormack, Margaret Jean <[log in to unmask]>
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> Sent: Fri, Aug 5, 2016 11:52 am
> Subject: [M-R] All Saints iconography
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> medieval-religion: Scholarly discussions of medieval religion and culture
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> Greetings all,
> I recently ran across an illustration in Richard Marks, 'Image and
> Devotion in Late Medieval England' figure 124 on p. 179 of a statue of 'All
> Saints' in the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. It looks very much like a
> Trinity of Father holding Crucified Son, but there is no dove for the Holy
> Spirit and above the son a group of miscellaneous souls (including a bishop
> and king) are being held in the mantle of the main figure. I was unaware
> that there was such a thing as a statue representing 'All Saints', and am
> wondering how common this is?
> Meg
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