Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus Moses and the burning bush At God's command, Moses takes off his shoes (Exod. 3:4-5)
Numbers God confirms the offices of the Levites, the Rod of Aaron (Num. 17-18) Aaron's Rod blossoms (Num. 17:8-9)
Life of Christ
Infancy Nativity Immediate family onlyJoseph, Virgin and Child only
Infancy Nativity Joseph holding or doing thingswarming his feet
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWestern Group50-Part Blockbook
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 17:8-9: Aaron's rod blossomsType for the Nativity (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 9:6: Parvulus enim natus est nobis, et filius datus est nobisProphecy for the Nativity
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bushType for the Nativity (BP)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 2:34: Lapis abscisus est de monte sine manibusProphecy for the Nativity
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Habacuc Hab. 3:2: Domine, audivi auditionem tuam, et timui ... in medio animaliumProphecy for the Nativity (BP)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Micheas Mich. 5:2: Et tu, BethlehemProphecy for the Nativity
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bush (BP)Biblia Pauperum
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Numbers 17:8-9: Aaron's rod (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Isa. 9:6: Parvulus enim natus est nobis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Dan. 2:34: Lapis abscisus est de monte sine manibus
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity With Mich. 5:2: Et tu, Bethlehem
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity With Hab. 3:2: Domine, audivi auditionem tuam, et timui ... in medio animalium (BP)Biblia Pauperum
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
1480 - 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Xylo-5, plate 5 (Block E)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (50-part Blockbook) (Block E)
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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