Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Adoration of the Magi Without attendantsWithout JosephWhite Magus
Infancy Presentation in the Temple Virgin and Simeon holding Childwithout doves
Infancy Story of the Magi The Magi see the starMagi pointing to the star combined with the Adoration of the Magi
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBrussels, Bibliothèque Royale, MS 281-283 (2140) (Rhineland, c1390)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 45: The Seven Joys of Mary45e: Fourth Joy: Adoration of the Magi → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 45: The Seven Joys of Mary45e: Fourth Joy: Adoration of the Magi → Original composition: One Magus kneels before the Child on Mary's lap, the two others stand behind him, at least one of them points to the star
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 45: The Seven Joys of Mary45f: Fifth Joy: Presentation in the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 45: The Seven Joys of Mary45f: Fifth Joy: Presentation in the Temple → Original composition: Mary and Simeon support the Child upright on the altar, Joseph and Anna stand beneath
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. 51v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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