Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph's brothers show his cloak to Joseph's father (Gen. 37:32-35)
Life of Christ
Passion Deposition Virgin embracing Christ
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeSt Francis discovers hidden relics, and since the friars neglect to recover them, miraculously moves them to the altar (Legenda maior, VI, 7)
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 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26b: Jacob is shown the bloodied coat of Joseph and mourns for him → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26b: Jacob is shown the bloodied coat of Joseph and mourns for him → Original composition: Two sons of Jacob hold the coat between them, Jacob in the middle behind the coat
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26a: Descent from the Cross (Variants: Crucifixion and Lamentation of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26a: Descent from the Cross (Variants: Crucifixion and Lamentation of Christ) → Original composition: Mary receives Christ's body from the Cross
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:32-35: Joseph's brothers show his cloak to JacobType for the Deposition of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ruth Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi and her daughter-in-law lament over the death of her husband and her sonsType for the Descent from the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Adam and Eve lamenting Abel's death (non-biblical, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Gen. 37:32-35: Joseph's brothers show his blood-stained cloak to his father Jacob (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ As model for St Francis finding hidden relics and miraculously transferring them to the altar
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi laments over the death of her husband and her sons (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Adam and Eve lament Abel's deathType for the Descent from the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis St Francis discovers hidden relics, and since the friars neglect to recover them, miraculously moves them to the altarwith the Descent of the Cross
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 36v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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