Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) Samson and the Lion (Jud. 14:5-8)Samson kills the lion (Jud. 14:5-6)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David uses Goliath's sword to behead him (1 Kings 17:51)
Life of Christ
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
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWestern Group50-Part Blockbook
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 49:9: Ad praedam, fili mi, ascendistiProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 14:5-6: Samson kills the lionType for the Harrowing of Hell (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead himType for the Harrowing of Hell (BP)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Zacharias Zach. 9:11: Tu quoque in sanguine testamenti tui emisisti vinctos tuos de lacuProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Osee Osee 13:14: Ero mors tua, o morsProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 101-150 Psalm 106:16: Quia contrivit portas aereas, et vectes ferreos confregitProphecy for the Harrowing of Hell
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Jud. 14:5-6: Samson kills the lion (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead him
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Os. 13:14: Ero mors tua, o mors
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Psalm 106:16: Quia contrivit portas aereas, et vectes ferreos confregit
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Zach. 9:11: Tu quoque in sanguine testamenti tui emisisti vinctos tuos de lacu
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Harrowing of Hell with Gen. 49:9: Ad praedam, fili mi, ascendisti
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
1480 - 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Xylo-5, plate 38 (Block n)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (50-part Blockbook) (Block n)
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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