Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Numbers Reconnaissance in Chanaan, the grapes (Num. 13-14) The spies carry the grapes (Num. 13:24)
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe vineyard and the evil husbandmen (Mt. 21:33-41, Mc. 12:1-9, Lc. 20:9-16)The husbandmen kill the servants of the owner of the vineyard
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsChicago, Newberry Library, MS 40 (Bruges, c1460)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22d: The spies from Chanaan come back with a large grape → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22d: The spies from Chanaan come back with a large grape → Original composition: The two spies carry the grape on a wooden pole
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22c: The evil husbandmen kill the son of the owner of the vineyard → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22c: The evil husbandmen kill the son of the owner of the vineyard → Variant: The owner's servants are being killed by the husbandmen
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 13:24: The spies carrying grapes from the Promised LandType for the Carrying of the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 21:33-41: Parable of the vineyard and the evil husbandmenType for the Carrying of the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Num. 13:24: The spies carrying the large grape from the Promised Land (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Mt. 21:33-41: Parable of the vineyard and the evil husbandmen (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges (attributed)
DATE
circa 1460
LOCATION
Chicago, Newberry Library → 40, fol. 23r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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