Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Eliezer and RebeccaRebecca gives Eliezer to drink (Gen. 24:18)
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Miracle of the fleece (Jud. 6:37-40)Dew falls on the fleece but not on the surrounding earth (Jud. 6:37)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → Original composition: Rebecca, standing next to the well, gives the standing Eliezer to drink, no camels
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → Original composition: Gideon in armour, holding flag, kneeling next to the fleece, with a cloud above
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camelsType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleeceType for the Annunciation (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleece (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camels (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Rhineland from Steinhaus monastery near Wuppertal
DATE
circa 1390
LOCATION
Brussels, Bibliothèque royale de Belgique → 281-283 (cat. no. 2140), fol. 11r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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