Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Regum III
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Abisag is brought to David to warm him (3 Kings 1:1-4)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Adonias makes a kingly banquet to mark his claim to the throne (3 Kings 1:9)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Bethsabee and Nathan ask David to make Solomon King (3 Kings 1:15-30)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Solomon rides on David's mule to his anointing (3 Kings 1:38)
Further details
1. Abisag brought before David; 2. Feast of Adonias; 3. Bethsabee and Nathan before David (the bowing figure may be Solomon who is not mentioned in the text); 4. Solomon on David's mules (Bethsabee is mentioned in the text, but does not appear at this passage in the Bible)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 161v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 1, Paris 1911, plate 161
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