Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Numbers Balaam (Bileam) and Balak (Num. 22-24) Balaam's ass stopped by an angel (Num. 22:22-30)
Numbers Balaam (Bileam) and Balak (Num. 22-24) Balaam prophecies the star out of Jacob (Orietur Stella, Num. 24:3)
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Birth of the Virgin Virgin held by both St Anne and the nurse
Genealogy of Christ
Tree of Jesse Tree with Ancestors of Christ
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWestern Group50-Part Blockbook
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 22:21-27: An angel blocking the way of Bileam's assType for the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa 11:1-3: Vision of the tree of JesseType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 6:14: Fac tibi arcam ex ligneis laevigatisProphecy of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Cantica Canticorum Cant. 6:9: Quae est ista quae progreditur quasi aurora consurgensProphecy of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ecclesiasticus Ecclus 43:2: Vas admirabile opus excelsiProphecy for the Nativity of the Virgin Mary
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Num. 24:3: Prophecy of Balaam
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Isa. 11:1: Prophecy of the Tree of Jesse (SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Gen.6:14: Fac tibi arcam ex ligneis laevigatis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Cant. 6:9: Quae est ista quae progreditur quasi aurora consurgens
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Ecclus 43:2: Vas admirabile, opus excelsi
Further details
The prophecy at the top right could not be identified.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
1480 - 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Xylo-5, plate 1 (Block A)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (50-part Blockbook) (Block A)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Paul Heitz and W. L. Schreiber, Biblia pauperum: Nach dem einzigen Exemplare in 50 Darstellungen. Strassburg 1903
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Contact
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