Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Death of Abel (Gen. 4:8)
Genesis Cain and Abel Sacrifice of Cain and Abel (Gen. 4:3-5)Both sacrifices in one composition
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) The war between Saul and David (1 Kings 19-31) David flees from Saul (1 Kings 19-20)Saul attempts to drive a spear through David (1 Kings 19:9-10, similarly in 1 Kings 18:11)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Seba's Rebellion (2 Kings 20) Joab murders Amasa (2 Kings 20:9-10)
Life of Christ
Passion Betrayal and arrest of Christ With Malchus's earWith kiss of JudasMalchus not carrying a lamp
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 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → Original composition: Cain killing Abel, besides Cain and Abel standing, holding their sacrifices
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18c: Saul throws a spear at David → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18c: Saul throws a spear at David → Original composition: Saul enthroned, David standing, playing a musical instrument
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18b: Joab embraces Amasa and stabs him
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18a: Betrayal of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18a: Betrayal of Christ → Variant: with Malchus
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 4:8: Death of AbelType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 20:10: Joab treacherously embraces and kills AmasaType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 19:10 (similarly 1 Kings 18:11): Saul throws a spear at DavidType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with Gen. 4:8: Cain kills Abel (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with 1 Kings 19:10 (similar 1 Kings 18:11): Saul throws a spear at David (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with 2 Kings 20:10: Joab treacherously embraces and kills Amasa (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. 68-69
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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