Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith Virgin and Saint John onlySymmetrical → Without skull - with sword in Mary's breast
Passion Betrayal and arrest of Christ Christ being dragged away
Passion Betrayal and arrest of Christ Mary is told of the Betrayal
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44f: Fifth Sorrow: Crucifixion → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44f: Fifth Sorrow: Crucifixion → Original composition: Single Cross, flanked symmetrically by John and Mary whose breast is pierced with a sword
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44e: Fourth Sorrow: Mary learns that Christ was betrayed → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44e: Fourth Sorrow: Mary learns that Christ was betrayed → Original composition: Kiss of Judas, besides John telling Mary about the Betrayal
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. 49v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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