Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bible moralisée Oxford-Paris-London copy Psalmi
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Saul attempts to drive a spear through David (1 Kings 19:9-10, similarly in 1 Kings 18:11)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David's thanksgiving (2 Kings 22, title of Psalm 17)
Psalms Cycles Western Psalters (not related to the Utrecht Psalter) with images for individual PsalmsPsalms in the Bible Moraliée
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 15 (Vulg.), 16 (AV): Conserva me, Domine
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 16 (Vulg.), 17 (AV): Exaudi, Domine
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 17 (Vulg.), 18 (AV): Diligam te, Domine
Psalms Psalms 1-50 (Vulg.), 1-51 (AV) Psalm 18 (Vulg.), 19 (AV): Caeli enarrant
Life of Christ
After the Passion ResurrectionChrist rising upwardsWithout holy womenWithout angels
After the Passion Harrowing of Hell Christ leading the Fathers out of Limbo - not trampling a devil or the broken doors of Hell
Typology and Prophecy
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 1-50 Psalm 17Prophecy for the Resurrection
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 1-50 Psalm 18Prophecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Psalm 18
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Psalm 17
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Resurrection of Christ with Psalm 17
Further details
1. Psalm 15; 2. Psalm 16; 3. Psalm 17 (with Saul trying to kill David and the Resurrection); 4. Psalm 18 (with the Harrowing of Hell)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1233
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 11560, fol. 6r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Bible moralisée
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 2, Paris 1912, plate 230
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RELATIONS
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