Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Abraham and Lot, MelchisedechMelchisedech, holding bread and wine, encounters and blesses Abraham (Gen. 14:19)
Exodus The Passover The Passover Meal and its preparation (Exod. 12:8-11)
Exodus The Israelites in the Desert The Israelites gather Manna (Exod. 16:14-18)Scene
Life of Christ
Passion Last Supper Christ giving the sop to Judas
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 16: Last Supper16d: Abraham meets the priest Melchisedech who sacrifices bread and wine → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16d: Abraham meets the priest Melchisedech who sacrifices bread and wine → Original composition: Abraham in armour kneeling before Melchisedech in chasuble who holds a host and a ciborium
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16c: The Israelites eat the Passover lamb → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16c: The Israelites eat the Passover lamb → Original composition: Lamb on a spit in the centre, above and below four persons, holding the lamb or eating
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16b: The Israelites collect the Manna → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16b: The Israelites collect the Manna → Original composition: Moses standing in the middle, at the sides four men collecting Manna
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16a: Last Supper → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 16: Last Supper16a: Last Supper → Variant: Rectangular table, Christ gives the sop to Judas
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 14:14: Melchisedech offers bread and wineType for the Last Supper (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 16:14-18: The Israelites gather MannaType for the Last Supper (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 12:8-11: The Passover mealType for the Last Supper (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Last Supper with Gen. 14:18: Melchisedech offers bread and wine (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Last Supper with Exod. 16:14-18: The Israelites gather Manna (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Last Supper with Exod. 12:8-11: The Passover meal (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Coats-of-Arms
Fictive Biblical figuresAbraham
Further details
Here, images 16b (Manna) and 16c (Passover Lamb) have changed places
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cologne (attributed)
DATE
2nd half 14th century
LOCATION
Cologne, Historisches Archiv → Best. 7020 (W (with asterisk)) 105, p. 60-61
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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