Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Picture Bibles (with no or little text)Shah Abbas Bible (New York, Paris, Los Angeles)
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) David learns that all Israel has followed Absalom's rebellion (2 Kings 15:13)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) Absalom defiles his father's concubines (2 Kings 16:21-22)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) David walking up mount Olivet weeping and barefoot (2 Kings 15:30)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) Siba brings provisions to David (2 Kings 16:1-2)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (2 Kings 16:6-13)without Abisai preparing to slay Semei
Further details
top register: David is told that all Israelites follow Absalom's rebellion; Absalom makes merry with David's concubines; bottom register: David goes up Mount Olivet weeping; Siba brings him provisions; Semei throws stones at him
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris or French (northern)
DATE
1244 - 1254
LOCATION
Los Angeles, J. Paul Getty Museum → Ludwig I 6, fol. r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Alexandre, comte de Laborde, La Bible Moralisée Illustrée, vol. 4, Paris 1913, plate 802
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RELATIONS
Getty Museum
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