Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Balthasar (A. V. Belshazzar) (Dan. 5) Daniel interprets the writing (Dan. 5:17-28)Daniel and Balthasar alone
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 40: Last Judgement40d: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40d: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall → Original composition: Daniel stands before the enthroned Balthasar, above God's hand writing
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided')Type for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided' - 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. 84v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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