(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Esther Esther's intercession with Assuerus (Esth. 4 - 5:8) Esther asks that the king and Aman might come to a banquet in her house (Esth. 5:3-4)
Esther Esther uncovers Aman's plot to Assuerus (Esth. 7) Aman is hanged from the gibbet prepared for Mardochai (Esth. 7:10)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLeipzig, Universitätsbibliothek, Cod. Haen. 3506 (French or Flemish, 1436, partially executed) → Chapters 36d-41a (fols.74r-82v)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39d: Esther intercedes with Assuerus on behalf of the Jews → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39d: Esther intercedes with Assuerus on behalf of the Jews → Variant: with Hanging of Aman
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Esther Esth. 5:1-4: Esther intercedes with Assuerus for her her peopleModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin MaryMary as Protector and Intercessorwith Esth. 5:1-4: Esther goes to Assuerus to intercede for the Jews (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
French or Flemish
DATE
1436
LOCATION
Leipzig, Universitätsbibliothek → Cod. Haen. 3506, fol. 80r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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