Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Tabernacle The Ark of the Covenant (Exod. 25:10-22; Exod. 37:1-9)Content visible, without Cherubim on the top
Life of Christ
Infancy Presentation in the Temple Simeon holding ChildWith doves
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Latin 9584, and Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, MS 43-1950 (Tuscany or North-Eastern Italy, c1370-1390) → Chapters 8c-16b (Cambridge, fols. 1-8)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → Variant: Ark as half-open casket with visible content
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10a: Presentation of Christ in the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10a: Presentation of Christ in the Temple → Variant: Simeon holding Child
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestickType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the CovenantType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel is brought to the templeType for the Presentation in the Temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel brought to the temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestick (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the Covenant (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum → 43-1950, fol. 2v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Montague Rhodes James and Bernhard Berenson, Speculum Humanae Salvationis. Being a reproduction of an Italian manuscript of the fourteenth century, Oxford 1926
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RELATIONS
Fitzwilliam Museum
Contact
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