(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Numbers Balaam (Bileam) and Balak (Num. 22-24) Balaam prophecies the star out of Jacob (Orietur Stella, Num. 24:3)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Français 6275 (Master of Edward IV, c1485)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3d: Balaam (Bileam) and the angel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3d: Balaam (Bileam) and the angel → Variant: Balaam alone, points to the star
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 24:17: Bileam's prophecy of the star: Orietur stella ex JacobType for the Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Joachim (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Joachim with Num. 24:17: Bileam's prophecy of the star: Orietur stella ex Jacob (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of Edward IV (active 1479)
DATE
circa 1485
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → fr. 6275, fol. 5r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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