Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Tabernacle The Ark of the Covenant (Exod. 25:10-22; Exod. 37:1-9)Content visible, without Cherubim on the top
Life of Christ
Infancy Presentation in the Temple Virgin and Simeon holding Childwithout doves
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeVisionsVision of the angelic music (Legenda maior, V, 11)
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) CyclesRome, Biblioteca Corsiniana, MS 55.K.2 (Avignon, first half 14th century, Life of St Francis combined with a Speculum humanae salvationis, incomplete set)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsRome, Biblioteca Corsiniana, MS 55.K.2 (Avignon, first half 14th century, Rossi 17)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → Original composition: Above the Ark the rod of Aaron flanked by the vessel of Manna and the book of the Law, at the outside the Tablets of the Law
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10a: Presentation of Christ in the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10a: Presentation of Christ in the Temple → Variant: Christ on the altar between Mary and Simeon, with two additional persons standing symmetrically at the sides
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestickType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the CovenantType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel is brought to the templeType for the Presentation in the Temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel brought to the temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple As model for St Francis comforted by angelic music (as Simeon was comforted by seeing Christ)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestick (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the Covenant (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis Vision of angelic musicwith the Presentation in the Temple (Francis comforted like Simeon)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 11v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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