Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Presentation in the Temple Virgin and Simeon holding Childwithout doves
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeAt the chapters in Arles, Friar Monaldus sees St Francis appearing and blessing the friars (Legenda maior, IV, 10)
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) CyclesRome, Biblioteca Corsiniana, MS 55.K.2 (Avignon, first half 14th century, Life of St Francis combined with a Speculum humanae salvationis, incomplete set)
Miscellaneous
Praying Visionary experiences during prayer Experience of the Wounds of the PassionA Dominican experiences the wounds of the nails and the sword that pierced Mary's heartA Dominican with nails piercing his hands and feet a sword piercing his 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 Mary44b: First Sorrow: Prophecy of Simeon → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44b: First Sorrow: Prophecy of Simeon → Original composition: Mary and Simeon support the Christ Child on the altar, without other figures
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44a: Vision of a Dominican of the Sufferings of Christ and of Mary → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44a: Vision of a Dominican of the Sufferings of Christ and of Mary → Variant: A Dominican with nails piercing his hands and feet and two swords piercing his breast
Further details
The manuscript is misbound, fols. 12-20 should appear after fol. 46. The titulus links the apparition of St Francis with the Dominican who felt Christ's wounds on his own body
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 17v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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