Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Tabernacle The Ark of the Covenant (Exod. 25:10-22; Exod. 37:1-9)Content visible, without Cherubim on the top
Exodus The Tabernacle The Seven-Branched Candlestick (Exod. 25:31-40; Exod. 37:17-23)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10c: The seven-branched candlestick → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10c: The seven-branched candlestick → Original composition: Candlestick standing on ground with curved arms and lights approximately at the same level
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → Variant: Above the Ark the rod of Aaron, the vessel of Manna and the Book of the Law only
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestickType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the CovenantType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestick (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the Covenant (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. 30v
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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