(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Judges Samson (Jud. 13-16) Samson and Dalila (Jud. 16:4-21)Samson has his eyes put out (Jud. 16:21)Without Dalila
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsSaint-Omer, Bibliothèque municipale, MS 184 (Saint-Omer, c1480)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19d: Samson, mocked by the Philistines, throws down the two pillars of the house, killing thousands of Philistines (Variant: Samson has his eyes put out) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 19: Buffeting of Christ19d: Samson, mocked by the Philistines, throws down the two pillars of the house, killing thousands of Philistines (Variant: Samson has his eyes put out) → Variant: Samson's eyes are put out, while Samson is seated or lying down, without Dalila
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 16:21: The Philistines put out Samson's eyesType for the Buffeting of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Buffeting of Christ with Jud. 16:21: The Philistines put out Samson's eyes (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Saint-Omer
DATE
circa 1480
LOCATION
Saint-Omer (Pas de Calais), Bibliothèque municipale → 184, fol. 13v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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