Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith Virgin and Saint John onlySymmetrical → Without skull - with sword in Mary's breast
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRome, Biblioteca Corsiniana, MS 55.K.2 (Avignon, first half 14th century, Rossi 17)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44f: Fifth Sorrow: Crucifixion → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44f: Fifth Sorrow: Crucifixion → Original composition: Single Cross, flanked symmetrically by John and Mary whose breast is pierced with a sword
Further details
The manuscript is misbound, fols. 12-20 should appear after fol. 46
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 18v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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