(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph thrown into the well (Gen. 37:23-24)
Genesis Joseph Joseph stripped off his coat
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsSaint-Omer, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 183 (Circle of the Master of the Mansel, c1450)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → Variant: Joseph is both stripped off his coat and thrown into the cistern
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
By mistake, Joseph is shown as old man in the stripping scene - but a comparison with the other two manuscripts in Saint-Omer suggests that it is the stripping and not Jacob being shown the cloak - this suggests that the source of Saint-Omer MS 236 was probably not this manuscript but a similar one.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of Mansel (active c1420-1460) (circle)
DATE
circa 1450
LOCATION
Saint-Omer (Pas de Calais), Bibliothèque municipale → 183, fol. 27v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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