Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe talents (Lc. 19:11-26)The nobleman with two servants presenting the money they gained and the third servant in stocks
Last Judgement
With the Virgin and St John as intercessors
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40b: The Parable of the Talents → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40b: The Parable of the Talents → Variant: The two servants not arranged symmetrically, or only one of them shown
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40a: The Last Judgement → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40a: The Last Judgement → Variant: Christ flanked by the instruments of the Passion, often with Mary, John and other Saints, and the rising dead
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided')Type for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 11:12-27: Parable of the TalentsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 25:1-11: Wise and foolish virginsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided' - SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Mt. 25:1-13: Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Luke 11:12-27 (similar Mt. 25:14-30): Parable of the Talents (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. 149v
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)
Acknowledgements
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