(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Flight into Egypt Without legendary elementsMary on donkey, holding Child
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsAmberg, Provinzialbibliothek, 2 Ms. 46 (Swabia, c1415-1440)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11a: Flight into Egypt with falling idols → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11a: Flight into Egypt with falling idols → Variant: Joseph leads or accompanies donkey carrying Mary and Christ, without falling idols
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 2:34: Nabuchodonosor dreams of a statue that is destroyed by a stoneType for the Flight into Egypt (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with the young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals (Comestor, SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with Jeremias prophesying that the Egyptians will worship an image of a Virgin and a Child (non-biblical, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Flight into Egypt with Dan. 2:34: Nabuchodonosor dreams of a statue that is destroyed by a stone (SHS, few images only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals Type for the Flight into Egypt (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Jeremias prophesies that the Egyptians will worship an image of a Virgin and a Child Type for the Flight into Egypt (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Swabian
DATE
circa 1415 - 1440
LOCATION
Amberg, Provinzialbibliothek → 2 Ms. 46, fol. 27r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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