Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Absalom (2 Kings 15-19) Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (2 Kings 16:6-13)without Abisai preparing to slay Semei
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
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNew York, Public Library, Spencer 15 (Middle Rhine, c1420)
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 → Original composition: King cuts the beard of an ambassador, a servant his coat
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21c: Semei throws stones at David, who forbids Abisai to punish him → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 21: Crowning with thorns21c: Semei throws stones at David, who forbids Abisai to punish him → Variant: Semei accompanied by one or more persons who may also attack David
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay himType for the Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
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 Crowning with thorns (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 16:6-13: Semei throws stones at David, who does not allow Abisai to slay him (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crowning with thorns with 2 Kings 10:4: King Hanon commands to cut the beards and clothes of David's ambassadors (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Middle Rhine (attributed)
DATE
circa 1420
LOCATION
New York, Public Library → Spencer 15, fol. 22v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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