Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac The sacrifice of IsaacIsaac carries the wood to Moriah
Life of Christ
Passion Way to CalvaryChrist carrying the crossChrist uprightWithout Veronica → With Simon of Cyrene
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22b: Isaac carries the wood for the sacrifice to Moriah → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22b: Isaac carries the wood for the sacrifice to Moriah → Original composition: Abraham carrying a torch and a sword, followed by Isaac with firewood and a banderole with text
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22a: Christ carries the Cross to Calvary → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22a: Christ carries the Cross to Calvary → Original composition: Christ with Simon of Cyrene and two soldiers
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 13:24: The spies carrying grapes from the Promised LandType for the Carrying of the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 22:6-8: Isaac carries the wood to MoriahType for the Carrying of the Cross (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 21:33-41: Parable of the vineyard and the evil husbandmenType for the Carrying of the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Gen. 22:6-8: Isaac carries the wood to Moriah (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Num. 13:24: The spies carrying the large grape from the Promised Land (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Mt. 21:33-41: Parable of the vineyard and the evil husbandmen (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. 25v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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