Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Jacob Jacob's dream of the ladder (Gen. 28:11-22)Jacob sees in his dream the angels ascending and descending the ladder (Gen. 28:12-15)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Assumption of Elias and first miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 2) Assumption of Elias (4 Kings 2:11)Elias in a chariot, Eliseus not present
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 33: Ascension33d: Ascension of Elias → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33d: Ascension of Elias → Variant: Elias in the chariot, Eliseus not present
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33b: Jacob's dream of the Ladder → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 33: Ascension33b: Jacob's dream of the Ladder → Original composition: One ladder, God not shown
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 28:12-15: Jacob's dream of the ladderType for the Ascension (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of EliasType for the Ascension of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with 4 Kings 2:11-12: Assumption of Elias (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Ascension of Christ with Gen. 28:12-15: Jacob's dream of the ladder (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
Here, images 33b (Jacob's ladder) and 33c (Good Shepherd) have changed places
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franconian or Bohemian
DATE
circa 1400
LOCATION
Nuremberg, Germanisches Nationalmuseum → Hs. 5970 (Kapsel-Nr. 1595, Bredt 78)33b-d (modern numbering 3r)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis (modern numbering 3r)
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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