Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Crossing of the Red Sea The Egyptians drown (Exod. 14:28)
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) The campaign against the kings of the Midianites (Jud. 7:24-8)As he had threatened, Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns (Jud. 8:16)The inhabitants of Succoth are beaten, the tower is not destroyed
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41d: The drowning of Pharao and the Egyptians → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41d: The drowning of Pharao and the Egyptians → Original composition: Pharao and his men submerged by the sea
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41c: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41c: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers → Original composition: Some men are beaten whilst hanging upside down, others whilst lying on the ground
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 8:16: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briersType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 14:15-28: The Passing through the Red Sea and the Death of the EgyptiansType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with Exod. 14:27-28: Drowning of the Egyptians in the Red Sea (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with Jud. 8:16: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers (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. 45r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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