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 Seventh Day: Rest
Genesis Creation Several scenes from the Creation in one image
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion The Serpent seduces Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:1-6)Serpent with serpent head
Genesis Historiated initialsCreation (several scenes), ending with Crucifixion
Life of Christ
Infancy Annunciation Angel not flyingAngel holding nothingAngel standing
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith Virgin and Saint John onlySymmetrical → Without skull
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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