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)Dew falls on the fleece but not on the surrounding earth (Jud. 6:37)
Life of Christ
Infancy Annunciation Angel not flyingAngel holding scrollAngel kneeling or genuflecting
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBerlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Ms. lat. fol. 937 (Augsburg, 1447, 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 → Variant: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer whose camels are waiting
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: Gideon without a flag, kneeling next to the fleece, with a cloud above
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → Variant: Gideon kneeling in armour next to the fleece, and above God or God's hand
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
Augsburg
DATE
1447
LOCATION
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek → lat. fol. 937, fol. 13v-14r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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