Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Giving of the Law on Sinai God gives Moses the tablets of the Law (Exod. 31:18; cf. Exod. 24:12)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) Fire falls on Elias's sacrifice (3 Kings 18:38)
Acts of the Apostles
Pentecost The descent of the Holy Spirit Virgin presentWith tongues of flame descending
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWestern Group50-Part Blockbook
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 19:16-19, 20:21 and 31:18: The giving of the Law on SinaiType for Pentecost (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 18:38: Elias's sacrifice is consumed by fire from heavenType for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 36:27: Spiritum meum ponam in medio vestriProphecy for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Joel Joel 2:29: Super servos meos et ancillas in diebus illis effundam spiritum meum (cf. 2:28)Prophecy for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Wisdom Sap. 1:7: Spiritus Domini replevit orbem terrarumProphecy for Pentecost
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 101-150 Psalm 103:30: Emittes spiritum tuum et creabuntur et renovabis faciem terraeProphecy for Pentecost
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Exod. 19:16-19, 20:21 and 31:18: The giving of the Law on Sinai (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with 3 Kings 18:38: Elias's sacrifice is consumed by fire from heaven (BP)
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Psalm 103:30: Emittes spiritum tuum et creabuntur et renovabis faciem terrae
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Sap. 1:7: Spiritus Domini replevit orbem terrarum
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Joel 2:29: Super servos meos et ancillas in diebus illis effundam spiritum meum (cf. 2:28)
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Ez. 36:27: Spiritum meum ponam in medio vestri
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
1480 - 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Xylo-5, plate 45 (Block v)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (50-part Blockbook) (Block v)
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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