Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis The Fall and Expulsion God putting enmity between the serpent and Eve (Gen. 3:15)
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Miracle of the fleece (Jud. 6:37-40)An angel appears to Gideon and points to the fleece
Life of Christ
Infancy Annunciation Angel not flyingAngel holding scrollAngel standing
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Biblia PauperumWeimar GroupWolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek, Cod. Guelf. 5. 2. Aug. 4º (Probably central Germany, Mid-14th century)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa. 7:14: Ecce virgo concipiet et pariet filiumProphecy of the Annunciation
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 3:1-6: Fall of ManType for the Temptation of Christ (BP)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleeceType for the Annunciation (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 44:2: Porta haec clausa erit, non aperieturProphecy for the Annunciation (BP)Biblia Pauperum
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jeremias Jer. 31:22: Femina circumdabit virumProphecy for the Annunciation
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Psalms 51-100 Psalm 71:6: Descendens sicut pluvia in vellusProphecy for the Annunciation
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Gen. 3:15: God putting enmity between the Serpent and Eve
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleece (BP, SHS)Biblia Pauperum
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Isa. 7:14: Ecco virgo concipiet et pariet filium
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Psalm 71:6: Descendens sicut pluvia in vellus
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jer. 31:22: Femina circumdabit virum
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Ez. 44:2: Porta haec clausa erit, non aperietur (BP)Biblia Pauperum
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Central German (attributed)
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Wolfenbüttel, Herzog August Bibliothek → Cod. Guelf. 5. 2. Aug. 4º, fol. 1r
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
J. Lutz and P. Perdrizet, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Kritische Ausgabe, vol. 2, Mühlhausen and Leipzig, 1909, pl. 140a
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