Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Jacob Jacob's dream of the ladder (Gen. 28:11-22)Jacob sees in his dream the angels ascending and descending the ladder (Gen. 28:12-15)
Job Job's blissful life (Job 1:1-5) The feast of the children of Job (Job 1:4)
Heaven and Hell
Abraham's bosom
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWestern Group50-Part Blockbook
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 66:10: Laetamini cum Jerusalem et exsultate in ea, omnes qui diligitis eamProphecy for Heaven
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 28:12-15: Jacob's dream of the ladderType for Heaven
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Tobias Tobias 11:11: Coeperunt ambo flere prae gaudioProphecy for Heaven
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Job Job 1:4: Feast of Job's childrenType for Heaven (SHS)Miscellaneous
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Josue Josue 1:3: Omnem locum quem calcaverit vestigium pedis vestri vobis tradamProphecy for Heaven
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 51-100 Psalm 63:11: Laetabitur justus in Domino, et sperabit in eo; et laudabuntur omnes recti cordeProphecy for Heaven
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Gen. 28:12-15: Jacob's dream of the ladder
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Job 1:4: Job's children feasting (SHS)Miscellaneous
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Tobias 11:11: Coeperunt ambo flere prae gaudio
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Isa. 66:10: Laetamini cum Jerusalem et exsultate in ea, omnes qui diligitis eam
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Psalm 63:11: Laetabitur justus in Domino, et sperabit in eo; et laudabuntur omnes recti
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Josue 1:3: Omnem locum quem calcaverit vestigium pedis vestri vobis tradam
Further details
The composition is that of Abraham's Bosom, but Christ is shown instead of Abraham
ARTIST/CREATOR
Netherlandish
DATE
1480 - 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Xylo-5, plate 49 (Block (et))
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Biblia Pauperum (50-part Blockbook) (Block (et))
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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