(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry TeachingChrist in the House of SimonMary Magdalene anointing His feet
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsKarlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek, Karlsruhe 3378 (Eastern Central Germany, Mid-14th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14a: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 14: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet14a: Mary Magdalene anointing Christ's feet → Original composition: Christ (at the side), Mary Magdalene and Simon only, with text on banderoles
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 12:1-13: Nathan rebukes David who asks for God's mercyType for Mary Magdalen anointing Christ's feet (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:20-24: Return of the Prodigal SonType for Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with 2 Kings 12:1-13: Nathan rebukes David who asks for God's mercy (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with Luke 15:20-24: Return of the Prodigal Son (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Mary Magdalene anoints Christ's feet with King Manasses having Isaias sawed in two (Comestor, SHS, few manuscripts only - the comparison is actually with Manasses's repentance, not his crimes)
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Isaias is sawn in two by command of King Manasses Type for Mary Magdalene washing Christ's feet (SHS, few manuscripts only - the comparison is actually with Manasses's repentance, not his crimes)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Central German (East
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Karlsruhe, Badische Landesbibliothek → Karlsruhe 3378, p. 48
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Badische Landesbibliothek Karlsruhe
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