(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Elimelech's and Noemi's sons die (Ruth 1:5), she laments them
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Noemi, Ruth and Orpha as widows (cf. Ruth 1:5)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsMunich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 3974 (Bavarian or Austrian, c1440-1466)
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 → Variant: Noemi alone
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 Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi laments over the death of her husband and her sons (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria or Austrian
DATE
circa 1440 - 1466
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Cgm 3974, fol. 30r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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