Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Cain and his family (Gen. 4:17-22)Lamech beaten by his wives (Gen. 4:23-24)
Job Job lamenting on the dunghill (not depicting a specific moment in the narrative)with his wife, without his friendswith the devil tormenting him (Job 2:7-9)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNew York, Public Library, Spencer 15 (Middle Rhine, c1420)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20d: Job is beaten by the devil and reproached by his wife → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20d: Job is beaten by the devil and reproached by his wife → Original composition: Job naked on the dunghill, at one side the devil with a scourge, at the other side Job's wife with a rod carrying three banderoles (often misunderstood)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20c: Lamech is beaten by his two wives → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20c: Lamech is beaten by his two wives → Original composition: Lamech and his wives standing, wives wielding no weapons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 4:23-24: Lamech beaten by his wivesType for the Flagellation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Job Job 2:7-10: Job on the dunghill, tormented by the devil and reproached by his wifeType for the Flagellation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Flagellation of Christ with Gen. 4:23-24: Lamech beaten by his wives (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Flagellation of Christ with Job 2:7-9: Job on the dunghill, tormented by the devil and reproached by his wife (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Middle Rhine (attributed)
DATE
circa 1420
LOCATION
New York, Public Library → Spencer 15, fol. 21v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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