(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Josaphat, Achab's death (3 Kings 22) Achab is shot with an arrow (3 Kings 22:34)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) King Jehu and Jezabel's death (4 Kings 9-10) Jehu commands that Queen Jezabel be thrown from the window, she is devoured by dogs (4 Kings 9:33)
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 22:34: Achab shot with an arrowExemplum for Voluptas (together with the death of his wife Jezabel)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 9:33: Jezabel killed and eaten by dogsExemplum for Voluptas (together with the death of her husband Achab)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Virtues and Vices
CyclesMunich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Clm 13002 (Prüfening 1165), Contrasting Exempla for Virtues and Vices
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Volupia (Voluptas)
Further details
Contrasted with the Assumption of Elias (fol. 4r, scene 5)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Prüfening
DATE
1165
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Clm 13002, fol. 3v (scene 6)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek München
Contact
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