(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The healing of Naaman (4 Kings 5)Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (4 Kings 5:14)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsParis: perhaps Treperel, c1493 (woodcuts also used by Vérard)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → Original composition: In the centre Naaman, naked, partially covered by the river, on each side a man holding clothes
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healedType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
The woodblock series for the Speculum omits a number of common scenes that were replaced with re-used woodcuts, the Speculum blocks were also used in editions by Vérard. Many woodblocks appear in the wrong place.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1493
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Cest le mirouer de la redempcion humaine (GW M4304210), Paris (perhaps Jan Tréperel), 1493 (circa), fol. f1v
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 DE)
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