Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Noemi, Ruth and Orpha as widows (cf. Ruth 1:5)
Life of Christ
Passion Entombment Christ's body lowered into the sarcophagus
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → Variant: Mary holding Christ's arm while His body is lowered into a sarcophagus
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26d: Noemi mourning for her sons → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26d: Noemi mourning for her sons → Original composition: Noemi standing between her daughters
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for AbnerType for the Entombment of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ruth Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi and her daughter-in-law lament over the death of her husband and her sonsType for the Descent from the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jonas Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monsterType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi laments over the death of her husband and her sons (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for Abner (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. 98v
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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