(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Jonas (A.V. Jonah) Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (Jon. 1:15, 2:1)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsBlockbook (first Latin edition), probably Utrecht, between 1466 and 1471
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27d: Jonas is thrown overboard and swallowed by a sea-monster → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27d: Jonas is thrown overboard and swallowed by a sea-monster → Original composition: Two man lift up Jonas's legs and push him headfirst into the mouth of a giant fish
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jonas Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monsterType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
The illustrations for chapters 28 and 29 of the Speculum (Christ entering Limbo, Christ defeating the devil) seem to be missing from the blockbook, they appear, however, after this image in Veldener's 1492 edition (see there)
ARTIST/CREATOR
Utrecht (attributed)
DATE
1466 - 1471 One copy is on paper from 1466-1467, one has rubrications dated to 1471
LOCATION
Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek → Xylogr. 37, fol. 45r
PRIMARY TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis (Blockbook, first Latin edition, GW M43002), Utrecht (probably), 1466-1471
ADDITIONAL TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (IMAGE ALSO REPRODUCED IN)
Colophon: Hier eyndet die warachtige spiegel onser behaldenisse (GW M43050) Culemborg (Veldener) 1492 (Sept 27) p4v
Find out more
RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, used with kind permission of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek M√ľnchen (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0)
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk