Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Coronation and exaltation of David, Joab and Abner (2 Kings 2-5) David mourns for Abner (2 Kings 3:31-38)
Life of Christ
Passion Entombment Christ lying in the tomb
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → Original composition: David walks behind Abner's hearse, which is carried by two men
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → Variant: Mary and others standing behind the sarcophagus with the dead Christ in it
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for AbnerType for the Entombment of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jonas Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monsterType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for Abner (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. 30v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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