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LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical EpisodesGenesis - The hammering of Tubal-Cain inspires Jubal to invent harmony
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Cain and his family (Gen. 4:17-22)Lamech and his childrenThe hammering of Tubal-Cain inspires Jubal to invent harmony (Comestor)
Life of Christ
Passion Before the Crucifixion Christ nailed to the crossCross not fully raised up, Christ being nailed to the cross but not stretched out with ropes
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23b: The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent singing → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23b: The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent singing → Variant: Tubal-Cain and an assistant hammering, between them in the background Jubal with a musical instrument, with a forge at the side
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23a: Christ nailed to the Cross → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23a: Christ nailed to the Cross → Variant: Cross diagonal, Christ being nailed to it but not stretched out with ropes, without Mary or John
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 3:27: The King of Moab sacrifices his eldest son on the walls to end a siegeType for Christ being nailed to the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ nailed to the Cross with the hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspiring Jubal to invent singing (Comestor, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ nailed to the Cross with Isaias sawn into pieces (non-biblical, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ nailed to the Cross with 4 Kings 3:27: The King of Moab sacrifices his eldest son on the walls to end a siege (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Isaias is sawn in two by command of King ManassesType for Christ nailed to the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent music Type for Christ nailed to the Cross (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. 94r
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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