(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Esther Esther's intercession with Assuerus (Esth. 4 - 5:8) Esther asks that the king and Aman might come to a banquet in her house (Esth. 5:3-4)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsBasle: Richel, 1476
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39d: Esther intercedes with Assuerus on behalf of the Jews → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39d: Esther intercedes with Assuerus on behalf of the Jews → Variant: Esther stands before Assuerus who does not gesticulate with his sceptre
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Esther Esth. 5:1-4: Esther intercedes with Assuerus for her her peopleModel for Mary interceding for the faithful (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin MaryMary as Protector and Intercessorwith Esth. 5:1-4: Esther goes to Assuerus to intercede for the Jews (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
Here, chapters 39 and 40 appear in reverse order
ARTIST/CREATOR
Basel
DATE
1476
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Spiegel menschlicher behaltnuss (GW M43016), Basle (Richel), 1476 (Aug 31), fol. 162r (Foliation after Basle, Universit├Ątsbibliothek, Inc 645)
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RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Universit├Ątsbibliothek Basel and e-rara (Public Domain)
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