Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) The Ark returns to Jerusalem (2 Kings 6-7) David dances before the Ark (2 Kings 6:16)David plays an instrument rather than dancing - without Michol
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Dormition of the Virgin
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Hs. 5970 (Bredt 78, Kapsel 1595 - loose fragments, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36b: David has the Ark of the Covenant brought into his house → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36b: David has the Ark of the Covenant brought into his house → Variant: David with a musical instrument with two men carrying the Ark, David's house at the side
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36a: Coronation of Mary (Variants: Dormition or Assumption) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36a: Coronation of Mary (Variants: Dormition or Assumption) → Variant: Dormition of Mary
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 6:15-16: The Ark of the Covenant is brought into the house of DavidType for the Dormition of the Virgin (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text links it rather with the Assumption)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 2:19: Solomon honours BethsabeeType for the Dormition of the Virgin (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text rather links it with the Coronation)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Apocalypse (Revelation) Rev. 12:1: The Apocalyptic WomanType for the Dormition of the Virgin (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text links it rather with the Coronation)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Coronation of the Virgin Mary with 2 Kings 6:15-16: The Ark of the Covenant is brought into the house of David (SHS, the text links it rather with the Assumption)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Dormition of the Virgin Mary with 2 Kings 6:15-16: The Ark of the Covenant is brought into the house of David (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text links it rather with the Assumption)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Dormition of the Virgin Mary with with 3 Kings 2:19: Solomon honours Bethsabee (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text links it rather with the Coronation)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Dormition of the Virgin Mary with Rev. 12:1: Apocalyptic Woman (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text links it rather with the Coronation)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franconian or Bohemian
DATE
circa 1400
LOCATION
Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum → Hs. 5970 (Kapsel-Nr. 1595, Bredt 78)36a-b (modern numbering 7v)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis (modern numbering 7v)
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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