Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
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 salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Harley MS 4996 (SW-Germany or Alsace, second or third quarter 14th century, incomplete set)
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
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 Luke 15:4-6: Parable of the Shepherd returning with the lost sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
2nd quarter 14th century - 3rd quarter 14th century
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 4996, fol. 33v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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RELATIONS
British Library
Acknowledgements
Image kindly provided by the British Library (public domain)
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