Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Esther Assuerus and Vasthi (Esth. 1) Assuerus makes a feast for his nobles (Esth. 1:3-4)
Job Job's blissfull life (Job 1:1-5) The feast of the children of Job (Job 1:4)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Latin 9584, and Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, MS 43-1950 (Tuscany or North-Eastern Italy, c1370-1390) → Chapters 40c-45f (Cambridge, fols. 18-25)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42d: Feast of the children of Job
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42c: Feast of Assuerus → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42c: Feast of Assuerus → Original composition: With musicians and a dancer in the foreground
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Job Job 1:4: Feast of Job's childrenType for Heaven (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Esther Esth. 1:3-8: Feasts of King AssuerusType for Heaven (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Job 1:4: Job's children feasting (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Esth. 1:3-8: Feast of King Assuerus (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum → 43-1950, fol. 20r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Montague Rhodes James and Bernhard Berenson, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Being a reproduction of an Italian manuscript of the fourteenth century, Oxford 1926
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RELATIONS
Fitzwilliam Museum
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