Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) Birth and Calling of Samuel (1 Kings 1-3) Elcana and Anna bring Samuel to the tabernacle (1 Kings 1:24)Speculum humanae salvationis
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 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → Original composition: Samuel on the altar, flanked by Eli and Anna
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel is brought to the templeType for the Presentation in the Temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel brought to the temple (BP, 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. 24v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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