Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Proverbia
Old Testament
Proverbs Praise of the valiant woman (Prov. 31:10-31) Prov. 31:11: Confidit in ea cor viri sui, et spoliis non indigebit (The heart of her husband trusteth in her, and he shall have no need of spoils)
Proverbs Praise of the valiant woman (Prov. 31:10-31) Prov. 31:12: Reddet ei bonum, et non malum, omnibus diebus vitae suae (She will render him good, and not evil, all the days of her life)
Proverbs Praise of the valiant woman (Prov. 31:10-31) Prov. 31:13: Quaesivit lanam et linum, et operata est consilio manuum suarum (She hath sought wool and flax, and hath wrought by the counsel of her hands)
Proverbs Praise of the valiant woman (Prov. 31:10-31) Prov. 31:14: Facta et quasi navis institoris, de longe portans panem suum (She is like the merchant' s ship, she bringeth her bread from afar)
Catechism (Creed, Pater noster, Sacraments, Works of Mercy etc)
Works of Mercy Corporal IndividualClothing the naked
The Church
Ecclesiastical Allegory Personifications of Ecclesia
SOCIAL LIFE
Professions and trades
Cloth, wool and leather workersSpinning
Cloth, wool and leather workersHeckling flax
Further details
1. Confidit in ea cor viri sui (with Christ and the Church as moralisation); 2. Reddet ei bonum; 3. Quaesivit lanam (the image shows the heckling of flax and spinning, the moralisation clothing the naked); 4. Facta est quasi navis
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 57v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 2, Paris 1912, plate 281
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RELATIONS
Gallica (digitised version)
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