Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe Wise and Foolish VirginsThe Foolish Virgins before the closed doorWith the Wise Virgins not visible inside
Passion Betrayal and arrest of Christ The soldiers fall back
Apocalypse (Revelation)
Individual scenes (provisional) Satan thrown down to earth (Rev. 12:9)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWestern Group50-Part Blockbook
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 53:2-3: Desideravimus eum, despectum, et novissimum virorumProphecy for the Agony in the Garden
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jeremias Jer. 14:3: Reportaverunt vasa sua vacuaProphecy for the Agony in the Garden
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Lamentations Lam. 2:16: En ista est dies quam exspectabamus; invenimus, vidimusProphecy for the Agony in the Garden
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Baruch Bar. 6:26: Si ceciderint in terram, a semetipsis non consurguntProphecy for the Soldiers falling back
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 25:1-11: Wise and foolish virginsType for the Agony in the Garden
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Agony in the Garden with Matth. 25:1-11: Prudent and foolish virgins
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Agony in the Garden with Lam. 2:16: En ista est dies quam exspectabamus; invenimus, vidimus
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Agony in the Garden with Jer. 14:3: Reportaverunt vasa sua vacua
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Agony in the Garden with Isa. 53:2-3: Desideravimus eum, despectum, et novissimum virorum
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ The soldiers fall back with the Fall of rebel angels
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ The soldiers fall back with Bar. 6:26: Si ceciderint in terram, a semetipsis non consurgunt
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Fall of rebel angels
Further details
The central scene shows both the Agony in the Garden (chalice in the background) and the soldiers falling back, the Prudent and foolish virgins are a type for the former, the Fall of the rebel angels for the latter
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
1480 - 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Xylo-5, plate 25 (Block (con))
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (50-part Blockbook) (Block (con))
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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