Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe talents (Lc. 19:11-26)The nobleman with two servants presenting the money they gained and the third servant in stocks
Last Judgement
With Heaven and Hell
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeSan Francis banishes wolves, plague and hail from Greccio (Legenda maior, VIII, 11)
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)
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 40: Last Judgement40b: The Parable of the Talents → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40b: The Parable of the Talents → Original composition: The nobleman flanked by two servants presenting their gain, at the bottom the third servant in stocks
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40a: The Last Judgement → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40a: The Last Judgement → Original composition: Christ in mandorla flanked by instruments of the Passion, beneath the blessed, beneath them the damned
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided')Type for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 11:12-27: Parable of the TalentsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 25:1-11: Wise and foolish virginsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with St Francis banishing wolves, plague and hail from Greccio
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided' - SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Mt. 25:1-13: Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Luke 11:12-27 (similar Mt. 25:14-30): Parable of the Talents (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis Francis commands the plague, wolves and hail shall no further come upon Grecciowith the Last Judgment (separation of Good and Evil)
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. 12v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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