Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Death of Abel (Gen. 4:8)
Genesis Cain and Abel Sacrifice of Cain and Abel (Gen. 4:3-5)Both sacrifices in one composition
Life of Christ
Passion Trial of Christ Buffetting of Christ (Mt. 26:67f., Mc. 14:65, Lc. 22:63-65)Christ blindfolded
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19a: Buffeting of Christ (Variants: Christ before Caiphas, Crowning with thorns, Mocking of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19a: Buffeting of Christ (Variants: Christ before Caiphas, Crowning with thorns, Mocking of Christ) → Variant: Christ seated, attacked by two or three persons
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → Variant: Cain killing Abel, besides Cain and Abel sacrificing
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 9:21-23: The drunken Noah with his sonsType for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 4:8: Death of AbelType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:29-30: Samson is mocked by the Philistines and throws down the pillar of their houseType for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with Gen. 4:8: Cain kills Abel (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Gen. 9:21-23: The drunken Noah with his sons (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Jud. 16:29-30: Samson is mocked by the Philistines and throws down the pillar of their house (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, being spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel (Comestor, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel Type for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
woodcut. Image also used in the first edition printed in Lyon in 1478 (first illustrated book printed in France). Image also used in the editions: 1479, 1482, 1486 (presumably, no surviving copy), 1488.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lyon
DATE
1478
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Colophon: Cy finist le Mirouer de la redemption de lumain lignage (GW M43034), Lyon (Huss), 1483, fol. 89r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Le livre illustré à Lyon (1480-1600) - Equipex Biblissima
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
USTC
BML catalogue entry (1479 edition)
complete digital copy (Gallica)
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