Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZJohn the Baptist Single figureBeardedWithout lamb
Saints A - ZDominic de Guzmán (OP) LifeDreams that God prepares three lances against mankind, but Mary intercedes for it, offering SS Francis and Dominic as her champions
Saints A - ZBenedict of Norcia (OSB) Single figure
Miscellaneous
IntercessionThe Virgin Mary and other saints intercede with Christ
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsKremsmünster, Stiftsbibliothek, CC 243 (Southwest Germany, perhaps Weißenau, c1325-1330, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 37: Mary interceding for the Sinners37a: Dream of St Dominic: God prepares three lances against mankind, but Mary intercedes for it, offering SS Francis and Dominic as her champions → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 37: Mary interceding for the Sinners37a: Dream of St Dominic: God prepares three lances against mankind, but Mary intercedes for it, offering SS Francis and Dominic as her champions → Variant: Christ with Mary, saints (but not clearly Francis and Dominic) and sinners
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 20:21-22: The woman from Abela appeases Joab by throwing the head of Seba over the wallModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 14:4-20: The woman from Thecua asks David to be merciful to AbsalomModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 25:23-24: Abigail asks David to be merciful to her husband NabalModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German or Swiss Perhaps made in Weißenau Abbey near Ravensburg
DATE
circa 1325 - 1330
LOCATION
Kremsmünster, Stiftsbibliothek → CC 243, fol. 42v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Evelyn Silber, The early iconography of the Speculum Humanae Salvationis: The Italian connection in the Fourteeenth Century, PhD Cambridge 1982 (typoscr.), pl. 138
Contact
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