Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) The Gates of Gaza (Jud. 16:1-3)Samson walks away with the gates (Jud. 16:3)
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 32: Resurrection32b: Samson carries the gates of Gaza → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 32: Resurrection32b: Samson carries the gates of Gaza → Variant: Samson carrying the doors, with the gate in the background
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:3: Samson walks away with the gates of GazaType for the Resurrection of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Resurrection of Christ with Jud. 16:3: Samson walks away with the gates of Gaza (BP, 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. 36r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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