Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical EpisodesExodus - Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Golden Calf Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is spat on by the Israelites until he drowns in spittel (Comestor)
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 Christ19b: Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is drowned in spittel (Variant: Buffeting of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19b: Hur, who refused to make the Golden Calf, is drowned in spittel (Variant: Buffeting of Christ) → Variant: Hur seated, attacked by two or three persons only
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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