Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Regum III
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) Elias living at the torrent Carith, fed by ravens (3 Kings 17:5-6)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) Elias meets the widow of Sarephta who carries two pieces of wood (3 Kings 17:10-14)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) The widow's supplies run not out (3 Kings 17:15-16)The bread does not run out
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) The widow's son dies (3 Kings 17:17-18)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) Elias resurrects the widow's son (3 Kings 17:19-24)
Further details
1. Elias in the desert, fed by ravens; 2. Elias meets the widow of Sarephta, whose supplies no longer run out; 3. The widows's son dies; 4. Elias resurrects him
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Bodley 270b, fol. 168r
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 168
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