Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The priests carry the Ark into the Jordan (Jos. 3:14)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The healing of Naaman (4 Kings 5)Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (4 Kings 5:14)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → Variant: Two men carry the Ark, no stones beneath it
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → Original composition: In the centre Naaman, naked, partially covered by the river, on each side a man holding clothes
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healedType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Josue Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried JordanType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried Jordan (SHS)
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. 39r
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)
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