Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion God putting enmity between the serpent and Eve (Gen. 3:15)
Virgin Mary
Virgin and Child Virgin and Child crushing serpent
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Symbols
Snake
Encyclopaedic cycles
Matre Ermengaud, Breviari d'Amor CyclesLondon, British Library, Royal 19 C I (MS L)
Matre Ermengaud, Breviari d'Amor The Virgin Mary (including Types and Prophecies) Image 43: The curse of the serpent
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Southern France
DATE
early 14th century
LOCATION
London, British Library → Royal 19 C I, fol. 89v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Ermengaud, MatfreBreviari d'Amor
Contact
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