Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Eliezer and RebeccaRebecca gives Eliezer to drink (Gen. 24:18)
Exodus Moses and the burning bush God speaks to Moses from the bush (Exod. 3:4-4:17)God visible in the bush
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Miracle of the fleece (Jud. 6:37-40)Dew falls on the fleece but not on the surrounding earth (Jud. 6:37)
Life of Christ
Infancy Annunciation Angel not flyingAngel holding scrollAngel kneeling or genuflecting
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsCologne, Historisches Archiv, Best. 7020 (W (asterisk)) 105 (probably Cologne, second half 14th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → Variant: Rebecca and Eliezer without well or camels
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → Original composition: Gideon in armour, holding flag, kneeling next to the fleece, with a cloud above
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7b: God appears to Moses in the Burning Bush → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7b: God appears to Moses in the Burning Bush → Original composition: Moses kneels beneath the burning bush, half-figure of God holds banderole
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7a: Annunciation → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7a: Annunciation → Variant: Gabriel kneeling, Mary seated
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camelsType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleeceType for the Annunciation (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bushType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleece (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camels (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bush (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Cologne (attributed)
DATE
2nd half 14th century
LOCATION
Cologne, Historisches Archiv → Best. 7020 (W (with asterisk)) 105, p. 32-33
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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