Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Adoration of the Magi Without attendantsWithout JosephWhite Magus
Infancy Story of the Magi The Magi see the starMagi pointing to the star combined with the Adoration of the Magi
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 45: The Seven Joys of Mary45e: Fourth Joy: Adoration of the Magi → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 45: The Seven Joys of Mary45e: Fourth Joy: Adoration of the Magi → Variant: One Magus kneels before the Child on Mary's lap, the two others stand behind him holding gifts, no-one points to the star
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. 45r
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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