Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical EpisodesGenesis - The hammering of Tubal-Cain inspires Jubal to invent harmony
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Cain and his family (Gen. 4:17-22)Lamech and his childrenThe hammering of Tubal-Cain inspires Jubal to invent harmony (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Sloane MS 346 (England, c1330-1340, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23b: The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent singing → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23b: The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent singing → Variant: Tubal-Cain and an assistant hammering, between them in the background Jubal with a musical instrument, with a forge at the side
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ nailed to the Cross with the hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspiring Jubal to invent singing (Comestor, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent music Type for Christ nailed to the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1330 - 1340
LOCATION
London, British Library → Sloane MS 346, fol. 13v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Find out more
RELATIONS
British Library
Acknowledgements
Image kindly provided by the British Library (public domain)
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk