Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Adam and Eve after the Fall
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Harley MS 4996 (SW-Germany or Alsace, second or third quarter 14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2c: Adam and Eve toiling (Variant: Cain and Abel) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2c: Adam and Eve toiling (Variant: Cain and Abel) → Original composition: On one side Adam hacking the earth, on the other Eve spinning, Abel on her lap, Cain beside her
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern German or Alsatian
DATE
2nd quarter 14th century - 3rd quarter 14th century
LOCATION
London, British Library → Harley MS 4996, fol. 5v
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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