Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Ezechiel (A.V. Ezekiel) Vision of the Temple (Ez. 40-48) Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the prince (Ez. 44:1-3)Closed gate alone
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRothenburg ob der Tauber, Konsistorialbibliothek, WD 107 (Southern Germany, Mid-15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4c: The closed gate of the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4c: The closed gate of the Temple → Original composition: Wall with a closed gate, with a tower on each side
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the princeType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the prince (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
mid 15th century one fascicle of the composite manuscript is dated to 1452
LOCATION
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Lower Franconia), Konsistorialbibliothek (kept in the Stadtarchiv) → WD 107, fol. 12r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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