Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus Moses and the burning bush God speaks to Moses from the bush (Exod. 3:4-4:17)God visible in the bush
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Miracle of the fleece (Jud. 6:37-40)Gideon praying in front of the fleece
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → Variant: Gideon kneeling next to the fleece, and an angel appearing to him
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7b: God appears to Moses in the Burning Bush → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7b: God appears to Moses in the Burning Bush → Variant: Moses kneels next to the burning bush
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleeceType for the Annunciation (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bushType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleece (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bush (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. 12v
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
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