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Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Virgin longing to see Christ again after the Ascension Virgin standing, surrounded by objects alluding to Christ's life (normally arranged in a frame)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsOxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Douce f 4 (probably Flemish, c1460-1470, fragment)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35a: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 35: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again35a: Mary remains on earth, yearning to meet Christ again → Original composition: Mary standing, surrounded by objects alluding to Christ's life arranged in a frame
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Tobias Tobias 5:23-25: Sara mourns about Tobias's departure with RaphaelType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 25:44: Saul marries David's wife Michol to PhaltiType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost GroatType for Mary remaining on earth, yearning to meet Christ again (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with 1 Kings 25:44: Saul marries David's wife Michol to Phalti (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with Luke 15:8-10: Parable of the Lost Groat (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin The Virgin Mary revisits the sites of the Passion, yearning to be with Christ again with Tobias 5:23-25: Sara mourns about Tobias's departure with Raphael (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish (attributed)
DATE
circa 1460 - 1470
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Douce f. 435a (fol. 11v)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis (fol. 11v)
Acknowledgements
Photo: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, Used with kind permission of the Bodleian Libraries
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