(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Further actions of David (2 Kings 8-10) Hanon commands to cut the ambassadors' beards and clothes (2 Kings 10:4)Beards only cut
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 thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → Variant: Kings cuts the beard of an ambassador, a servant holds him but does not cut his coat
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadorsType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadors (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. n1v
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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