Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Tabernacle The Seven-Branched Candlestick (Exod. 25:31-40; Exod. 37:17-23)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) Birth and Calling of Samuel (1 Kings 1-3) Elcana and Anna bring Samuel to the tabernacle (1 Kings 1:24)
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 Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → Original composition: Samuel on the altar, flanked by Eli and Anna
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10c: The seven-branched candlestick → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10c: The seven-branched candlestick → Variant: Candlestick standing on ground with lights on different levels
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 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
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum → 43-1950, fol. 3r
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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