Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical EpisodesGenesis - The hammering of Tubal-Cain inspires Jubal to invent harmony
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Cain and his family (Gen. 4:17-22)Lamech and his childrenThe hammering of Tubal-Cain inspires Jubal to invent harmony (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsTurin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria, MS I.II.11 (perhaps Catalan, second quarter 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23b: The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent singing → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23b: The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent singing → Original composition: Tubal-Cain and an assistant hammering, between them in the background Jubal with a musical instrument
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Christ nailed to the Cross with the hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspiring Jubal to invent singing (Comestor, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The hammering of Tubal-Cain, the first smith, inspire Jubal to invent music Type for Christ nailed to the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Catalonia (attributed)
DATE
2nd quarter 15th century localised and dated because of similarity with Oxford, Bodleian Library, Ms. Douce 204
LOCATION
Turin, Biblioteca Nazionale Universitaria → I.II.11, fol. 27r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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