(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Machabees (A.V. Maccabees) Eleazar kills an elephant from beneath and is crushed by it (1 Mach. 6:46)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Français 6275 (Master of Edward IV, c1485)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 24: Crucifixion24d: Eleazar stabs the elephant into its belly and is crushed by it → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 24: Crucifixion24d: Eleazar stabs the elephant into its belly and is crushed by it → Variant: As part of a larger battle-scene
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Machabees 1 Mach. 6:46: Eleazar kills an elephant from beneath and is crushed by itType for the Erection of the Cross (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Erection of the Cross with 1 Mach. 6:46: Eleazar kills an elephant from beneath and is crushed by it (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. 26r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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