Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Bethsabee (2 Kings 11-12) Nathan rebukes David but also promises forgiveness, once David repents (2 Kings 12:7-12, title of Psalm 50)
2 Paralipomenon (A.V. II Chronicles) King Manasses repents in prison (2 Par. 33:11-12)
Life of Christ
Ministry TeachingChrist in the House of SimonMary Magdalene anointing His feet
Ministry ParablesThe prodigal sonReturn of the prodigal son
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14d: Nathan promises forgiveness to the penitent David → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14d: Nathan promises forgiveness to the penitent David → Original composition: David and Nathan both standing
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14c: Return of the Prodigal Son → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14c: Return of the Prodigal Son → Variant: Son approaches father, with one or more servants in attendance
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14b: Repentance of King Manasses in prison → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14b: Repentance of King Manasses in prison → Variant: Manasses in stocks, seen from the side
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14a: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14a: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet → Variant: Christ, Mary Magdalene and Simon only, without texts
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 12:1-13: Nathan rebukes David who asks for God's mercyType for Mary Magdalen anointing Christ's feet (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Paralipomenon (Chronicles) 2 Par. 33:12-13: King Manasses repents in prisonType for Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:20-24: Return of the Prodigal SonType for Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with 2 Kings 12:1-13: Nathan rebukes David who asks for God's mercy (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with Luke 15:20-24: Return of the Prodigal Son (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with 2 Par. 33:12-13: King Manasses repents in prison (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 21r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
M. R. James and Bernhard Berenson, Speculum Humanae Salvationis, being a reproduction of an Italian manuscript of the fourteenth century, Oxford 1926, unnumbered plate in the appendix
Contact
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