Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Tobias (A.V. Tobit) Departure of the young Tobias with Raphael (Tob. 3:24 - 5:28) Raphael and the young Tobias walk away, leaving old Tobias and Sara behind in mourning (Tob. 5:22-28)
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Virgin longing to see Christ again after the Ascension Virgin standing, surrounded by objects alluding to Christ's life (normally arranged in a frame)
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeSt Francis sees the demon seated on the shoulders of a disobedient friar and makes him depart (Legenda maior, XI, 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 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35b: Sara mourns about Tobias's departure with Raphael → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35b: Sara mourns about Tobias's departure with Raphael → Original composition: The old Tobias and Sara mourning whilst the young Tobias and Raphael walk away in the background
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35a: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35a: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again → Original composition: Mary standing, surrounded by objects alluding to Christ's life arranged in a frame
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Tobias Tobias 5:23-25: Sara mourns about Tobias's departure with RaphaelType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 25:44: Saul marries David's wife Michol to PhaltiType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost GroatType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with St Francis seeing the demon seated on the shoulders of a disobedient friar (for unknown reasons)
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with 1 Kings 25:44: Saul marries David's wife Michol to Phalti (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost Groat (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with Tobias 5:23-25: Sara mourns about Tobias's departure with Raphael (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis St Francis sees the demon seated on the shoulders of a disobedient friar and makes him departwith the Virgin Mary revisiting the sites of the Passion (for unknown reasons)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 44v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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