(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) Samson and Dalila (Jud. 16:4-21)Samson has his eyes put out (Jud. 16:21)With Dalila
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsCopenhagen, Royal Danish Library, GKS 79 folio (Bruges, c1440)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19d: Samson, mocked by the Philistines, throws down the two pillars of the house, killing thousands of Philistines (Variant: Samson has his eyes put out) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19d: Samson, mocked by the Philistines, throws down the two pillars of the house, killing thousands of Philistines (Variant: Samson has his eyes put out) → Variant: Samson eyes are put out, with Dalila present
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:21: The Philistines put out Samson's eyesType for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Jud. 16:21: The Philistines put out Samson's eyes (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges (Gold Scrolls Group)
DATE
circa 1440
LOCATION
Copenhagen, Kongelige Bibliotek → GKS 79 folio, fol. 48r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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