Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph's brothers show his cloak to Joseph's father (Gen. 37:32-35)
Life of Christ
Passion LamentationVirgin with body in lapAt the foot of the Cross
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 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26b: Jacob is shown the bloodied coat of Joseph and mourns for him → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26b: Jacob is shown the bloodied coat of Joseph and mourns for him → Original composition: Two sons of Jacob hold the coat between them, Jacob in the middle behind the coat
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26a: Descent from the Cross (Variants: Crucifixion and Lamentation of Christ) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26a: Descent from the Cross (Variants: Crucifixion and Lamentation of Christ) → Variant: Lamentation of Christ
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:32-35: Joseph's brothers show his cloak to JacobType for the Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ruth Ruth 1:6-19: Noemi and Ruth leave in mourning for IsraelType for the Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Adam and Eve lamenting Abel's death (non-biblical; SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Ruth 1:6-19: Noemi and Ruth leave Moab in mourning (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Lamentation of Christ with Gen. 37:32-35: Joseph's brothers show his cloak to Jacob (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Adam and Eve lament Abel's deathType for the Lamentation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)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. 30r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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