(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
SymbolsSymbols taken from the Bible Cant. 4:12: Hortus conclusus soror mea, sponsa, hortus conclusus, fons signatus (My sister, my spouse, is a garden enclosed, a garden enclosed, a fountain sealed up)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsMainz, Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek, Hs II 10 (German, Mid-15th century, only partially illustrated)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3c: The Garden Enclosed and Fountain Sealed Up → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3c: The Garden Enclosed and Fountain Sealed Up → Variant: Garden that has no circular walls, inside a simple well
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Cantica Canticorum Cant. 4:12: The bride as enclosed garden and sealed fountainType for the Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne with Cant. 4:12: The bride as enclosed garden and sealed fountain (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Mainz, Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek → II 10, fol. 3v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by Dilibri and the Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek Mainz (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)
Contact
For comments or queries, please contact photographic.collect@sas.ac.uk