Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion Trial of Christ Buffetting of Christ (Mt. 26:67f., Mc. 14:65, Lc. 22:63-65)Christ blindfolded
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 19: Buffeting of Christ19a: Buffeting of Christ (Variants: Christ before Caiphas, Crowning with thorns, Mocking of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19a: Buffeting of Christ (Variants: Christ before Caiphas, Crowning with thorns, Mocking of Christ) → Variant: Christ standing, attacked by two or three persons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 9:21-23: The drunken Noah with his sonsType for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:29-30: Samson is mocked by the Philistines and throws down the pillar of their houseType for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Gen. 9:21-23: The drunken Noah with his sons (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Jud. 16:29-30: Samson is mocked by the Philistines and throws down the pillar of their house (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, being spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel (Comestor, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel Type for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
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. 21r
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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