Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Solomon honours his mother Bethsabee (3 Kings 2:19)
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 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36d: Solomon invites his mother Bethsabee to sit at his right side and promises not to deny her any request → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36d: Solomon invites his mother Bethsabee to sit at his right side and promises not to deny her any request → Variant: Solomon and Bethsabee sit side by side, not holding scrolls
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 2:19: Solomon honours BethsabeeType for the Coronation of the Virgin (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Coronation of the Virgin Mary with 3 Kings 2:19: Solomon honours Bethsabee (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. 76v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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Contact
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