Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Coronation and exaltation of David, Joab and Abner (2 Kings 2-5) David mourns for Abner (2 Kings 3:31-38)
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 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → Original composition: David walks behind Abner's hearse, which is carried by two men
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for AbnerType for the Entombment of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for Abner (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. 27r
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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