(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 salvationisManuscriptsFreiburg im Breisgau, Universitätsbibliothek, Hs. 179 (Alsatian, 1436)
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 → Variant: Adam and Eve with the body of Abel on a bier, or in a shroud
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Adam and Eve lamenting Abel's death (non-biblical; SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Adam and Eve lament Abel's deathType for the Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Alsatian
DATE
1436
LOCATION
Freiburg (Breisgau), Universitätsbibliothek → 179, fol. 71r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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