Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe lost groat (Lc. 15:8-10)Woman standing with the lantern, normally surrounded by the other groats
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 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35c: Parable of the Lost Groat → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35c: Parable of the Lost Groat → Original composition: Woman holding a lantern, surrounded by the overly large nine remaining groats
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost GroatType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost Groat (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
English
DATE
circa 1330 - 1340
LOCATION
London, British Library → Sloane MS 346, fol. 38r
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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