(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Esdras Apame takes the crown from the King's head (3 Esdr. 4:30)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Vélins-906 (Paris: Vérard, c1493-1494, with heavily overpainted woodcuts) → First foliation
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21b: King Darius tolerates that Queen Apamene takes the crown off his head and puts it on hers → Variant: Apamene sits next to Darius, placing the crown on her head, or having it already there
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Esdras3 Esdr. 4:30: Apame takes the crown from the King's headType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 3 Esdr. 4:30: Apamene takes the crown from the King's head (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
With illuminations painted on top of the woodcuts, in most cases repeating their composition but altering details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1493 - 1494
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Vélins-906, fol. n1r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mirouer de la redempcion humaine (GW M4304250), Paris (Vérard), 1492-1493
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Source gallica.bnf.fr / BnF (public domain)
Contact
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