Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bibles with an image for each BookNew York, Public Library, MA 4 (probably Cambrai, c1280)
Old Testament
Esther Esther uncovers Aman's plot to Assuerus (Esth. 7) Aman is hanged from the gibbet prepared for Mardochai (Esth. 7:10)
Esther The end of the persecution Assuerus gives the ring he had once given to Aman to Mardochai (Esth. 8:2)
Esther Historiated Initials and similar images Haman's death, Assuerus and Mardochai
Further details
The scene at the bottom shows apparently Mardochai's elevation - but the handing-over of the ring is not depicted
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cambrai (attributed)
DATE
circa 1280
LOCATION
New York, Public Library → MA 4, fol. 180r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Illuminated Manuscripts at The New York Public Library, London 2005, pp. 52-56, no. 8
Contact
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