Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Seba's Rebellion (2 Kings 20) Joab murders Amasa (2 Kings 20:9-10)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18b: Joab embraces Amasa and stabs him
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 20:10: Joab treacherously embraces and kills AmasaType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with 2 Kings 20:10: Joab treacherously embraces and kills Amasa (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. 87r
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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