Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The priests carry the Ark into the Jordan (Jos. 3:14)
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The healing of Naaman (4 Kings 5)Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (4 Kings 5:14)
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 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → Variant: One or more persons accompany or follow the bearers of the Ark
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → Variant: Naaman with one or two attendants who help washing him
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healedType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Josue Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried JordanType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried Jordan (SHS)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum → 43-1950, fol. 5r
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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