(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) Samson and Dalila (Jud. 16:4-21)Samson captured by the Philistines (Jud. 16:21)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Hs. 22401 (probably Swabia, early 15th century, only partially illustrated))
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 Christ before Caiphas (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ before Caiphas with Jud. 16:21: The Philistines put out Samson's eyes (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Swabian (attributed)
DATE
early 15th century
LOCATION
Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum → Hs. 22401, fol. 22r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Germanisches Nationalmuseum (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 DE)
Contact
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