Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical EpisodesExodus - Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Noah Drunkenness of Noah (Gen. 9:20-27)The drunken Noah with his sons (Gen. 9:22-23)
Exodus The Golden Calf Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19c: Ham laughs over his father Noe who exposed himself in drunkenness, his brothers cover him → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19c: Ham laughs over his father Noe who exposed himself in drunkenness, his brothers cover him → Variant: Only one of the sons is covering Noe with a cloak
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19b: Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is drowned in spittel (Variant: Buffeting of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19b: Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is drowned in spittel (Variant: Buffeting of Christ) → Variant: Hur seated, attacked by two or three persons only
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 9:21-23: The drunken Noah with his sonsType for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Gen. 9:21-23: The drunken Noah with his sons (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, being spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel (Comestor, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel Type for the Buffeting of Christ (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. 89v
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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