Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry TeachingChrist in the House of SimonMary Magdalene anointing His feet
Passion The prophetic gesture of the woman from Bethania (Mk 14:3-10)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14a: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14a: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet → Variant: Christ, Mary Magdalene, Simon, and two or three other persons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 12:1-13: Nathan rebukes David who asks for God's mercyType for Mary Magdalen anointing Christ's feet (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Paralipomenon (Chronicles) 2 Par. 33:12-13: King Manasses repents in prisonType for Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:20-24: Return of the Prodigal SonType for Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with 2 Kings 12:1-13: Nathan rebukes David who asks for God's mercy (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with Luke 15:20-24: Return of the Prodigal Son (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with 2 Par. 33:12-13: King Manasses repents in prison (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. 59r
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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