Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, cpv 2554Regum III
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The building of the Temple (3 Kings 5-8) God fills the temple (3 Kings 8:10-11)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The Queen of Saba (3 Kings 10) Solomon's throne (3 Kings 10:18-20)Solomon on his throne, or the throne alone
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The Queen of Saba (3 Kings 10) The Queen of Saba brings gifts to Solomon (3 Kings 10:10)Solomon not on lions' throne, Queen not black
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Solomon's idolatry and downfall (3 Kings 11) Solomon, corrupted by his foreign wives, worships idols (3 Kings 11:4-5)
Further details
1. God fills the temple; 2. Solomon's throne; 3. The Queen of Saba before Solomon (images 2 and 3 in the Bible in inversed order); 4. Solomon's idolatry
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1220 - 1230
LOCATION
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek → cod. 2554, fol. 50v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 4, Paris 1913, plate 756
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