Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Balthasar (A. V. Belshazzar) (Dan. 5) Daniel interprets the writing (Dan. 5:17-28)Daniel and Balthasar alone
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe Wise and Foolish VirginsThe Wise and Foolish Virgins as groups
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsLyon: Huss, 1478
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40d: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40d: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall → Original composition: Daniel stands before the enthroned Balthasar, above God's hand writing
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → Original composition: Above the five Wise Virgins with burning lamps, beneath the five Foolish Virgins with extinguished lamps
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 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
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. 150r
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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