Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Cain and his family (Gen. 4:17-22)Lamech beaten by his wives (Gen. 4:23-24)
Job Job lamenting on the dunghill (not depicting a specific moment in the narrative)with his wife, without his friendswith the devil tormenting him (Job 2:7-9)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20d: Job is beaten by the devil and reproached by his wife → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20d: Job is beaten by the devil and reproached by his wife → Variant: Job's wife speaks to Job, holding nothing in her hands
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20c: Lamech is beaten by his two wives → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20c: Lamech is beaten by his two wives → Original composition: Lamech and his wives standing, wives wielding no weapons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 4:23-24: Lamech beaten by his wivesType for the Flagellation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Job Job 2:7-10: Job on the dunghill, tormented by the devil and reproached by his wifeType for the Flagellation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Flagellation of Christ with Gen. 4:23-24: Lamech beaten by his wives (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Flagellation of Christ with Job 2:7-9: Job on the dunghill, tormented by the devil and reproached by his wife (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. 91r
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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