Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith Virgin and Saint John onlySymmetrical → Without skull - with sword in Mary's breast
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
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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