Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Birth of the Virgin Virgin held by St Anne
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRothenburg ob der Tauber, Konsistorialbibliothek, WD 107 (Southern Germany, Mid-15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4a: Nativity of Mary → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4a: Nativity of Mary → Variant: Anne in bed, holding Mary, Joachim approaching them but not holding Mary
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa 11:1-3: Vision of the tree of JesseType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 6:2-10: The building of the TempleType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the princeType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Isa. 11:1: Prophecy of the Tree of Jesse (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with 3 Kings 6:2-10: The building of the Temple (SHS)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the prince (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German
DATE
mid 15th century one fascicle of the composite manuscript is dated to 1452
LOCATION
Rothenburg ob der Tauber (Lower Franconia), Konsistorialbibliothek (kept in the Stadtarchiv) → WD 107, fol. 11r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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Contact
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