(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Achab and Naboth (3 Kings 21) Jezabel commands that false witnesses should accuse Naboth (3 Kings 21:8-10)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsSt. Gall, Kantonsbibliothek, VadSlg Ms. 352,1-2 (Swabian or Swiss, c1440)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisAdditional Chapter: Christ before Pilate
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 21:1-16: Achab and NabothType for Christ before Pilate
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ accused before Pilate with 3 Kings 21:8-10: Jezabel commands that false witnesses should accuse Naboth
Further details
The image contradicts the Biblical text, in which Jezabel gave the instruction to accuse Naboth of blasphemy in a letter, not in an audience
ARTIST/CREATOR
Swabian or Swiss
DATE
circa 1440
LOCATION
St Gall, Kantonsbibliothek → VadSlg Ms. 352,1-2, p. 35
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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