(photo on external web page)
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
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBerlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Ms. germ. fol. 245 (Middle Rhine, c1440-1450)
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
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
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Luke 11:12-27 (similar Mt. 25:14-30): Parable of the Talents (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
This is probably a mutilated and misunderstood version of the scene of two servants returning their gains to the rich man, whilst the third is lying in stocks
ARTIST/CREATOR
Middle Rhine
DATE
circa 1440 - 1450
LOCATION
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek → germ. fol. 245, fol. 69r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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