(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Adam and Eve lament Abel's death (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsBasle: Richel, 1476
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26c: Adam and Eve mourn for the slain Abel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26c: Adam and Eve mourn for the slain Abel → Original composition: Adam and Eve hold the body of Abel between them
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Adam and Eve lamenting Abel's death (non-biblical, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Adam and Eve lament Abel's deathType for the Descent from the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Basel
DATE
1476
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Spiegel menschlicher behaltnuss (GW M43016), Basle (Richel), 1476 (Aug 31), fol. 107r (Foliation after Basle, Universit├Ątsbibliothek, Inc 645)
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Acknowledgements
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