Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Biblical cycles
Manuscripts Bibles with an image for each BookCambridge, Sidney Sussex College, MS 96 (probably Canterbury, c1260-1270)
Old Testament
Genesis Creation Second Day: Creation of the Firmament
Genesis Creation Third Day: Creation of the dry landCreation of plants
Genesis Creation Fourth Day: Creation of sun, moon and stars
Genesis Creation Fifth Day: Creation of Fishes and Fowls
Genesis Creation Several scenes from the Creation in one image
Genesis Creation Spirit of God above the waters (Gen. 1:2)
Genesis Historiated initialsCreation (several scenes), ending with Crucifixion
Further details
detail
ARTIST/CREATOR
Canterbury (attributed)
DATE
circa 1260 - circa 1270
LOCATION
Cambridge, Sidney Sussex College → 96, fol. 3v
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Cambridge Collections - Photo: Warburg Institute
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Nigel Morgan, Early Gothic Manuscripts (II), 1250-1285 (A Survey of Manuscripts Illuminated in the British Isles, 4, 2), London 1988, pp. 169-170, no. 168
Acknowledgements
Photographed with kind permission of Master and Fellows of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge
Contact
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