Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Adoration of the Magi Without attendantsWithout JosephWhite Magus
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 salvationisManuscriptsRome, Biblioteca Corsiniana, MS 55.K.2 (Avignon, first half 14th century, Rossi 17)
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
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. 20v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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