Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion Entombment Christ's body lowered into the sarcophagus
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Virgin longing to see Christ again after the Ascension Virgin standing, surrounded by objects alluding to Christ's life (normally arranged in a frame)
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 Mary44h: Seventh Sorrow: Mary remaining behind after Christ's Ascension → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44h: Seventh Sorrow: Mary remaining behind after Christ's Ascension → Original composition: Mary standing, surrounded by objects alluding to Christ's life arranged in a frame
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44g: Sixth Sorrow: Entombment of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44g: Sixth Sorrow: Entombment of Christ → Original composition: Entombment of Christ with Mary caressing Christ's face
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. 50r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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