(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Bible Cant. 4:12: Hortus conclusus soror mea, sponsa, hortus conclusus, fons signatus (My sister, my spouse, is a garden enclosed, a garden enclosed, a fountain sealed up)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsCopenhagen, Royal Danish Library, GKS 79 folio (Bruges, c1440)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3c: The Garden Enclosed and Fountain Sealed Up → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3c: The Garden Enclosed and Fountain Sealed Up → Original composition: Garden with circular walls, inside a simple well, often with rope and bucket above, not always clearly sealed
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Joachim with Cant. 4:12: The bride as enclosed garden and sealed fountain (SHS)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges (Gold Scrolls Group)
DATE
circa 1440
LOCATION
Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek → GKS 79 folio, fol. 19v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the Royal Danish Library
Contact
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