Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Further actions of David (2 Kings 8-10) Hanon commands to cut the ambassadors' beards and clothes (2 Kings 10:4)Beards and Clothes cut
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Further actions of David (2 Kings 8-10) Hanon commands to cut the ambassadors' beards and clothes (2 Kings 10:4)Humiliated ambassadors sent away
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsChicago, Newberry Library, MS 40 (Bruges, c1460)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21d: The king of Ammon cuts clothes and beards of David's ambassadors → Variant: Several ambassadors are being humiliated
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadorsType for the Mocking of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Mocking of Christ with 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadors (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges (attributed)
DATE
circa 1460
LOCATION
Chicago, Newberry Library → 40, fol. 22r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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