Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (2 Kings 16:6-13)with Abisai preparing to slay Semei
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Further actions of David (2 Kings 8-10) Hanon commands to cut the ambassadors' beards and clothes (2 Kings 10:4)Beards only cut
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → Variant: Kings cuts the beard of an ambassador, a servant holds him but does not cut his coat
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21c: Semei throws stones at David, who forbids Abisai to punish him → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21c: Semei throws stones at David, who forbids Abisai to punish him → Variant: Semei standing on the same level as David and Abisai
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay himType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadorsType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadors (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. 92r
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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