(photo on external web page)
Iconography
LITERATURE
Modern
Comestor, PetrusHistoria ScholasticaNon-biblical Episodes4 Kings - Manasses has Isaias sawn in two
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Isaias (A.V. Isaiah) Isaias sawn asunder (Comestor)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsFrankfurt, Universitätsbibliothek, Ms. germ. qu. 100 (Bavaria, third quarter 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23c: Isaias is sawn into two parts → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 23: Christ nailed to the Cross23c: Isaias is sawn into two parts → Variant: Isaias is sawn asunder starting at his head
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Crucifixion with Isaias sawn into pieces (non-biblical, SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Isaias is sawn in two by command of King ManassesType for the Crucifixion (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bavaria
DATE
3rd quarter 15th century
LOCATION
Frankfurt, Universitätsbibliothek → germ. qu. 100, fol. 31v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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