Iconography
HISTORY
Ancient
Antipater (Father of Herod)Antipater showing his battle scars to Caesar, to prove both his loyalty and his courage
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Miscellaneous
IntercessionChrist intercedes with the Father, showing His wounds
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsChicago, Newberry Library, MS 40 (Bruges, c1460)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39b: Antipater shows his battle scars to Caesar → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39b: Antipater shows his battle scars to Caesar → Variant: With additional figures
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39a: Christ shows His wounds to the Father → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39a: Christ shows His wounds to the Father → Variant: Father and Christ both standing or both enthroned
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Antipater showing his battle scars to CaesarModel for Christ showing His wounds the Father (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Catechetical images with typological modelsChrist interceding with the Fatherwith Antipater showing his wounds to Caesar (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges (attributed)
DATE
circa 1460
LOCATION
Chicago, Newberry Library → 40, fol. 39v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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