Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion The Serpent seduces Adam and Eve (Gen. 3:1-6)Serpent with head and upper body of a woman
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Arundel MS 120 (German, second half 14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 1: From the Fall of Rebel Angels to the Fall of Man1d: Eve and the serpent → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 1: From the Fall of Rebel Angels to the Fall of Man1d: Eve and the serpent → Variant: Serpent coiled around the tree, Adam and Eve standing at either side of it
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
2nd half 14th century
LOCATION
London, British Library → Arundel MS 120, fol. 5r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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RELATIONS
British Library
Acknowledgements
Image kindly provided by the British Library (public domain)
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