Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Cain and his family (Gen. 4:17-22)Lamech beaten by his wives (Gen. 4:23-24)
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 20: Flagellation of Christ20c: Lamech is beaten by his two wives → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 20: Flagellation of Christ20c: Lamech is beaten by his two wives → Original composition: Lamech and his wives standing, wives wielding no weapons
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 4:23-24: Lamech beaten by his wivesType for the Flagellation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Flagellation of Christ with Gen. 4:23-24: Lamech beaten by his wives (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. 22v
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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