Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe lost groat (Lc. 15:8-10)Woman searching the lost groat
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Harley MS 3240 (German or Swiss, last quarter 14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35c: Parable of the Lost Groat → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35c: Parable of the Lost Groat → Variant: Woman searching outdoors, the remaining groats normally not shown or on the ground
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost GroatType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost Groat (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German or Swiss
DATE
4th quarter 14th century
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 3240, fol. 39r
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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