Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeSt Francis assumes the habit leaving, according to Christ's command to the Apostles, girdle, shoes and bag behind (Legenda maior, III, 1)
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)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ nailed to the Cross As model for St Francis assuming the habit and leaving girdle, shoes and bag behind (perhaps alluding to the Stripping of Christ)
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis St Francis assuming the habit and leaving girdle, shoes and bag behindwith Christ nailed to the Cross (perhaps alluding to the Stripping of Christ before the Crucifixion)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis, fol. 33v
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Evelyn Silber, The early iconography of the Speculum Humanae Salvationis: The Italian connection in the Fourteeenth Century, PhD Cambridge 1982 (typoscr.), pl. 73
Contact
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