(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Jacob Isaac's Blessing (Gen. 27)Rebecca counsels Isaac to escape from Esau's wrath (Gen. 27:42-46)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Michol helps Davids escape through the window (1 Kings 19:12, cf. title of Psalm 58)
Life of Christ
Infancy Flight into Egypt Without legendary elementsMary on donkey, holding Child
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWeimar GroupBamberg, Pfister, c1462
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 19:1: Dominus ... ingredietur Aegyptum, et commovebuntur simulacra AegyptiProphecy for the Flight into Egypt
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 27:42-46: Rebecca counsels Isaac to escape from Esau's revengeType for the Flight into Egypt
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 19:12: With Michol's help David escapes through the windowType for the Flight into Egypt (BP)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jeremias Jer. 12:7: Reliqui domum meamProphecy for the Flight into Egypt
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Osee Osee 5:6: Vadent ad quaerendum Dominum, et non invenientProphecy for the Flight into Egypt
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 51-100 Psalm 54:8: Ecce elongavi fugiens, et mansi in solitudineProphecy for the Flight into Egypt
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with Gen. 27:42-46: Rebecca counsels Isaac to escape from Esau's revenge
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with 1 Kings 19:12: With Michol's help David escapes through the window
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with Osee 5:6: Vadent ad quaerendum Dominum, et non invenient
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with Jer. 12:7: Reliqui domum meam
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with Psalm 54:8: Ecce elongavi fugiens, et mansi in solitudine
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with Isa. 19:1: Dominus ... ingredietur Aegyptum, et commovebuntur simulacra Aegypti
Further details
At least in the Rylands copy, A3v does not show the Fall of Idols during the Flight into Egypt, but repeats the Nativity
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bamberg
DATE
circa 1462
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (GW 4325), Bamberg (Pfister), 1462 (ca.), fol. A3r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Rylands-Warburg Project, Pilot
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Albert Schramm, Der Bilderschmuck der Frühdrucke, vol. 1: Die Drucke von Albrecht Pfister in Bamberg, Leipzig 1922, pl. 27, nos. 179-181
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Incunabula Short Title Catalogue
Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the John Rylands Library Manchester
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