(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Adam and Eve lament Abel's death (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLeipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. Haen. 3506 (French or Flemish, 1436, partially executed) → Chapters 25b-29a (fols. 83r-90v)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26c: Adam and Eve mourn for the slain Abel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26c: Adam and Eve mourn for the slain Abel → Original composition: Adam and Eve hold the body of Abel between them
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Adam and Eve lamenting Abel's death (non-biblical, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Adam and Eve lament Abel's deathType for the Descent from the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French or Flemish
DATE
1436
LOCATION
Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek → Cod. Haen. 3506, fol. 85v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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