Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek, cpv 2554Regum IV
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Eliseus is invited to stay with the Sunamite woman (4 Kings 4:8-10)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Eliseus prophecies that the Sunamite woman will give birth (4 Kings 4:16)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Birth of the son of the Sunamite woman (4 Kings 4:17)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The son of the Sunamite (4 Kings 4:8- 37)Death of the son of the Sunamite woman (4 Kings 4:20)
Further details
1. The Sunamite woman invites Eliseus to stay and prepares a room for him; 2. She gives birth; 3. Eliseus prophecies that she will give birth (scenes 2 and 3 are in reversed order); 4. Her son dies
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
1220 - 1230
LOCATION
Vienna, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek → cod. 2554, fol. 58r
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 757
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