Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe Wise and Foolish VirginsThe Foolish Virgins before the closed doorThe Foolish Virgins walking away from the door, the Wise Virgins walking towards it
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Latin 9585 (Rhineland, first half 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → Variant: Wise Virgins walking towards the door, Foolish Virgins away from it
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 25:1-11: Wise and foolish virginsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Mt. 25:1-13: Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Rhineland
DATE
1st half 15th century
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 9585, fol. 46r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
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