Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judith Judith beheads Holofernes and returns to Bethulia (Judith 13) Judith beheads Holofernes (Judith 13:10)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsPrague, Knihovna pražké metropolitní kapituly, A13 (Bohemian, perhaps partially Italian, second half 14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 30: Mary vanquishing the devil through compassion with Christ30b: Judith kills Holofernes → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 30: Mary vanquishing the devil through compassion with Christ30b: Judith kills Holofernes → Original composition: Judith stands behind Holofernes's bed and lifts the sword to behead him
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judith Judith 13:8-11: Judith beheads HolofernesType for Mary vanquishing the devil (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical models Virgin MaryMary vanquishing the devilwith Judith 13:8-11: Judith beheads Holofernes (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bohemian
DATE
2nd half 14th century
LOCATION
Prague, Knihovna pražké metropolitní kapituly → A13, fol. 30v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Evelyn Silber, The early iconography of the Speculum Humanae Salvationis: The Italian connection in the Fourteeenth Century, PhD Cambridge 1982 (typoscr.), pl. 123
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