(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David recounts having killed a lion and a bear (1 Kings 17:34)
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 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → Original composition: David stands, holds with his outstretched arms the lions and bear at his left and right
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheepType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Further details
Apparently, the order of drawings in the manuscript was incorrect at this point, a leaf with 13a on one side should have had 12d on the other side
ARTIST/CREATOR
Flemish (attributed)
DATE
circa 1460 - 1470
LOCATION
Oxford, Bodleian Library → Douce f. 413d (26v)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis (26v)
Acknowledgements
Photo: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford, Used with kind permission of the Bodleian Libraries
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