Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The waters of the Jordan recede, standing at the side like mountains (Jos. 3:16-17)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The building of the Temple (3 Kings 5-8) The molten sea (3 Kings 7:23-26)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The healing of Naaman (4 Kings 5)Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (4 Kings 5:14)
Life of Christ
Ministry BaptismWithout God the FatherWith angels
Ministry BaptismWith angels holding garments
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsCologne, Historisches Archiv, Best. 7020 (W (asterisk)) 105 (probably Cologne, second half 14th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → Original composition: Two men carry the Ark, beneath stones
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → Original composition: In the centre Naaman, naked, partially covered by the river, on each side a man holding clothes
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12b: The Molten Sea → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12b: The Molten Sea → Original composition: Molten Sea as a chalice-like vessel with a narrow stem, oxen regularly at the bottom, no users
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12a: Baptism of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12a: Baptism of Christ → Variant: Christ in the centre, on one side John, on the other side two angels holding clothes, with dove, without Father
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 7:23-26: The molten seaType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healedType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Josue Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried JordanType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with 3 Kings 7:23-26: The molten sea (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried Jordan (SHS)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cologne (attributed)
DATE
2nd half 14th century
LOCATION
Cologne, Historisches Archiv → Best. 7020 (W (with asterisk)) 105, p. 52-53
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk