Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Adoration of the Magi Without attendantsWithout JosephWhite Magus
Infancy Story of the Magi The Magi see the starStar contains an image of Christ
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeFrancis receives more penitents of both sexes, including St Clare, into his order (Legenda maior, IV, 6)
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 9: Adoration of the Magi9b: The Magi see the star (Variant: Bileam's prophecy) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 9: Adoration of the Magi9b: The Magi see the star (Variant: Bileam's prophecy) → Original composition: Magi kneeling, above them a star with an image of Christ as bust or half-figure with a cross atop of His head, with banderoles
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 9: Adoration of the Magi9b: The Magi see the star (Variant: Bileam's prophecy) → Variant: Magi kneeling or standing, above them a star with an image of Christ as bust or half-figure without a cross atop of His head, with banderoles
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 9: Adoration of the Magi9a: Adoration of the Magi → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 9: Adoration of the Magi9a: Adoration of the Magi → Original composition: Virgin and Child seated on one side, one Magus kneels and offers gifts, one points to the star
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 23:14-17: The Three Valiant Men bring water from Bethlehem to DavidType for the Adoration of the Magi (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 10:1-3: The Queen of Saba visits SolomonType for the Adoration of the Magi (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 10:18-20: The Throne of SolomonType for the Adoration of the Magi (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with 3 Kings 10:1-3: Meeting of Solomon and the Queen of Saba (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with 2 Kings 23:14-17: The three strong men bring water to David (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi As model for St Francis receiving penitents, including St Clare, into his order
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with 3 Kings 10:18-20: The Throne of Solomon (SHS)
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis St Francis receiving penitents, including St Clare, into the orderwith the Adoration of the Magi
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 10v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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