Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Eliezer and RebeccaRebecca gives Eliezer to drink (Gen. 24:18)
Exodus Moses and the burning bush God speaks to Moses from the bush (Exod. 3:4-4:17)God visible in the bush
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Miracle of the fleece (Jud. 6:37-40)Images that leave uncertain which of the two miracle is shown
Life of Christ
Infancy Annunciation Angel not flyingAngel holding nothingAngel kneeling or genuflecting
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBerlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Ms. lat. fol. 329 (perhaps Franconia, Mid-14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → Original composition: Rebecca, standing next to the well, gives the standing Eliezer to drink, no camels
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → Variant: Either the fleece or the cloud not depicted
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7b: God appears to Moses in the Burning Bush → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7b: God appears to Moses in the Burning Bush → Variant: Moses kneels next to the burning bush
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7a: Annunciation → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7a: Annunciation → Variant: Gabriel kneeling, Mary seated
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camelsType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleeceType for the Annunciation (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bushType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleece (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camels (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bush (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franconian (attributed)
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek → lat. fol. 329, fol. 7v-8r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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