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Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Holcot, RobertMoralitatescap. 40 (in 1586 edition): Riches
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
BirdsPeacock
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsMunich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, Cgm 3974 (Bavarian or Austrian, c1440-1466)
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Wealth (Divitiae)
Further details
After Holcot, Moralitates, ch. 40 (in 1586 edition), supposedly based on Fulgentius: Divitiae with a peacock (that bares its bottom when fanning its tail, marking the ignominious end of the rich), pulled by lions signifying oblivion, ingratitude, contempt and pride
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria or Austrian
DATE
circa 1440 - 1466
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Cgm 3974, fol. 53v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Robert Holcot, Librum Sapientiae Regis Salomonis Praelectiones CCXIII ... Moralium liber est adiectus, Basle 1586 (VD16 B 4146), p. 742f.
Acknowledgements
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