Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeSt Francis foretells a defeat for Christians before Damiette (Legenda maior, XI, 3)
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 Betrayal of Christ As model for St Francis foretelling a Christian defeat at Damietta and the soldiers fighting against his command
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis St Francis foretelling a Christian defeat at Damietta and the soldiers fighting against his commandwith the Betrayal of Christ (probably because both Judas and the Crusaders did not obey God's command)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis, fol. 28v
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. 97b
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