Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Ezechiel (A.V. Ezekiel) Vision of the Temple (Ez. 40-48) Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the prince (Ez. 44:1-3)Closed gate alone
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 1a-8b (Paris, fols. 4-6, 14-18)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4c: The closed gate of the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4c: The closed gate of the Temple → Original composition: Wall with a closed gate, with a tower on each side
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the princeType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the prince (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
This is a fragment - more than half of the illuminated pages are missing (the cut-out miniatures of most of them are now in Cambridge), the remainder is misbound in many places.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 9584, fol. 15r
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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