Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Nabuchodonosor's (A. V. Nebuchadnezzar's) first dream (Dan. 2) Nabuchodonosor dreams of the statue (Dan. 2:1)Sleeping king with the statue still standingUnclear whether indoors or outdoors
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11d: Nabuchodonosor dreams of a statue that is destroyed by a stone → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11d: Nabuchodonosor dreams of a statue that is destroyed by a stone → Variant: Statue in the centre, behind Nabuchodonosor's bed, not collapsing
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 2:34: Nabuchodonosor dreams of a statue that is destroyed by a stoneType for the Fall of Idols at the Flight into Egypt (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Fall of the idols in Egypt with Dan. 2:34: Nabuchodonosor dreams of a statue that is destroyed by a stone (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Fictive Biblical figuresStatue in Nabuchodonosor's dream
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. 15r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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