Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Adam and Eve lament Abel's death (Comestor)
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Elimelech's and Noemi's sons die (Ruth 1:5), she laments them
Life of Christ
Passion LamentationVirgin with body in lapAt the foot of the Cross
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWestern Group50-Part Blockbook
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 33:7: Angeli pacis amare flebuntProphecy for the Lamentation of Christ
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 1-50 Psalm 41:4: Fuerunt mihi lacrimae meae panes die ac nocteProphecy for the Lamentation of Christ
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jeremias Jer. 6:26: Luctum unigeniti fac tibi planctum amarumProphecy for the Lamentation of Christ
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Lamentations Lam. 2:13: Magna est enim velut mare contritio tuaProphecy for the Lamentation of Christ
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ruth Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi and her daughter-in-law lament over the death of her husband and her sonsType for the Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Adam and Eve lamenting Abel's death (non-biblical; SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi laments over the death of her husband and her sons (SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Isa. 33:7: Angeli pacis amare flebunt
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Jer. 6:26: Luctum unigeniti fac tibi planctum amarum
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ Lam. 2:13: Magna est enim velut mare contritio tua
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Psalm 41:4: Fuerunt mihi lacrimae meae panes die ac nocte
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Adam and Eve lament Abel's deathType for the Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Miscellaneous
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
1480 - 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Xylo-5, plate 36 (Block l)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (50-part Blockbook) (Block l)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Paul Heitz and W. L. Schreiber, Biblia pauperum: Nach dem einzigen Exemplare in 50 Darstellungen. Strassburg 1903
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RELATIONS
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