Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Apollo
WorshipGolden table brought to the temple of Apollo
LITERATURE
Ancient
Valerius MaximusFacta et dicta memorabiliaIV.1. ext. 7: Solon commands to dedicate the golden table found in the sea to Apollo
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Not represented as planetary deitiesIndividualSol
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Presentation of the Virgin in the Temple
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5b: Fishermen find a golden table and bring it to the temple of Apollo → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5b: Fishermen find a golden table and bring it to the temple of Apollo → Original composition: Fishermen stand at the left and right of a body of water and hold a net containing the table, the sun above
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5a: Presentation of Mary in the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5a: Presentation of Mary in the Temple → Original composition: Mary standing on the altar, on one side Anne and Joachim, on the other side a priest
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughterType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the golden table that had been found in the sea brought to the temple of Apollo (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the Queen of Babylon looking from the Hanging Gardens to her home country (SHS)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virgin with Jud. 11:39: Jephte sacrifices his daughter (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The golden table that had been found in the sea is brought to the temple of ApolloType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home countryType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
woodcut. Image also used in the first edition printed in Lyon in 1478 (first illustrated book printed in France). Image also used in the editions: 1479, 1482, 1486 (presumably, no surviving copy), 1488.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lyon
DATE
1478
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Colophon: Cy finist le Mirouer de la redemption de lumain lignage (GW M43034), Lyon (Huss), 1483, fol. 7r
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Le livre illustré à Lyon (1480-1600) - Equipex Biblissima
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
USTC
BML catalogue entry (1479 edition)
complete digital copy (Gallica)
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. Record created with the generous support of Equipex Biblissima
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