Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Saints
Saints A - ZFrancis of Assisi (OFM) LifeSt Francis gives his cloak to a poor knight (Legenda maior, I, 2)
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)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Fall of Rebel AngelsAs model for St Francis giving his cloak to a beggar
Hagiographic Scenes with biblical modelsFrancis Francis giving his cloak to a poor knightwith the Fall of Rebel Angels (contrasting pride and humility)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Avignon
DATE
1st half 14th century
LOCATION
Rome, Biblioteca Corsiniana → 55.K.2 (Rossi 17), fol. 2v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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