(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Abraham and Lot, MelchisedechMelchisedech, holding bread and wine, encounters and blesses Abraham (Gen. 14:19)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsWolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 81.15 Aug. fol. (Northern Germany, 1456)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16d: Abraham meets the priest Melchisedech who sacrifices bread and wine → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16d: Abraham meets the priest Melchisedech who sacrifices bread and wine → Variant: Abraham, sometimes with companions, kneeling before Melchisedech who holds bread and a flagon
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 14:14: Melchisedech offers bread and wineType for the Last Supper (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Last Supper with Gen. 14:18: Melchisedech offers bread and wine (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Northern German
DATE
1456
LOCATION
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek → Cod. Guelf. 81.15. Aug fol., fol. 30r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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