Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Assumption of Elias and first miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 2) Assumption of Elias (4 Kings 2:11)With Eliseus dropping his mantle or Eliseus taking or holding it (4 Kings 2:12-13)
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe lost sheep (Lc. 15:4-6)Christ carrying the sheep, with rejoicing angels (cf. Lc. 15:7)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsTurin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS I.II.11 (perhaps Catalan, second quarter 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33d: Ascension of Elias → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33d: Ascension of Elias → Original composition: Elias in the chariot, Eliseus beneath, holding the mantle of Elias that had fallen down to earth
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33c: Christ as Good Shepherd → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33c: Christ as Good Shepherd → Variant: Christ carrying the lost sheep, with angels, arranged not two on each side
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of EliasType for the Ascension of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:4-6: Parable of the Shepherd returning with the lost sheepType for the Ascension (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of Elias (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with Luke 15:4-6: Parable of the Shepherd returning with the lost sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Catalonia (attributed)
DATE
2nd quarter 15th century localised and dated because of similarity with Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Douce 204
LOCATION
Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria → I.II.11, fol. 37v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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