Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Assumption of Elias and first miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 2) Assumption of Elias (4 Kings 2:11)With Eliseus dropping his mantle or Eliseus taking or holding it (4 Kings 2:12-13)
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe lost sheep (Lc. 15:4-6)Christ carrying the sheep, with rejoicing angels (cf. Lc. 15:7)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNew York, Public Library, Spencer 15 (Middle Rhine, c1420)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33d: Ascension of Elias → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33d: Ascension of Elias → Variant: Elias gives the mantle to Eliseus, or drops it, or Eliseus takes it from Elias
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33c: Christ as Good Shepherd → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33c: Christ as Good Shepherd → Variant: Christ carrying the lost sheep, with angels, arranged not two on each side
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of EliasType for the Ascension of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:4-6: Parable of the Shepherd returning with the lost sheepType for the Ascension (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of Elias (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with Luke 15:4-6: Parable of the Shepherd returning with the lost sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Middle Rhine (attributed)
DATE
circa 1420
LOCATION
New York, Public Library → Spencer 15, fol. 34v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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