Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David, Nabal and Abigail, Phalti (1 Kings 25:2-44)Saul marries his daughter Michol, hitherto David's wife, to Phalti (1 Kings 25:44)The Wedding - David not present
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe lost groat (Lc. 15:8-10)Woman standing with the lantern, normally surrounded by the other groats
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35d: Michol, David's wife, mourns about being separated from David and married to Phalti → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35d: Michol, David's wife, mourns about being separated from David and married to Phalti → Original composition: Saul marries Michol, who is weeping or looking away, to Phalti
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35c: Parable of the Lost Groat → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35c: Parable of the Lost Groat → Original composition: Woman holding a lantern, surrounded by the overly large nine remaining groats
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 25:44: Saul marries David's wife Michol to PhaltiType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost GroatType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with 1 Kings 25:44: Saul marries David's wife Michol to Phalti (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost Groat (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. 39r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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