(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Adam and Eve lament Abel's death (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNew Haven, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University, MS 27 (English, c1400-1410)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26c: Adam and Eve mourn for the slain Abel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26c: Adam and Eve mourn for the slain Abel → Original composition: Adam and Eve hold the body of Abel between them
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
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Adam and Eve lament Abel's deathType for the Descent from the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
Chapters 26a-26b are apparently missing in this manuscript
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1400 - 1410
LOCATION
New Haven, CT, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University → 27, fol. 49r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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RELATIONS
Beinecke Library (digitised version)
Acknowledgements
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