(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The Queen of Saba (3 Kings 10) The Queen of Saba comes before Solomon (3 Kings 10:1-2)Solomon on lions' throne, Queen kneels, not black
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 9: Adoration of the Magi9d: The throne of Solomon and the Queen of Saba → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 9: Adoration of the Magi9d: The throne of Solomon and the Queen of Saba → Variant: Solomon's throne decorated with (some) lions only, at the bottom of the steps the Queen of Saba
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 10:1-3: The Queen of Saba visits SolomonType for the Adoration of the Magi (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 10:18-20: The Throne of SolomonType for the Adoration of the Magi (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with 3 Kings 10:1-3: Meeting of Solomon and the Queen of Saba (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Adoration of the Magi with 3 Kings 10:18-20: The Throne of Solomon (SHS)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
German
DATE
mid 15th century
LOCATION
Mainz, Wissenschaftliche Stadtbibliothek → II 10, fol. 9v
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
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