Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Coronation and exaltation of David, Joab and Abner (2 Kings 2-5) David mourns for Abner (2 Kings 3:31-38)
Life of Christ
Passion Entombment Christ's body lowered into the sarcophagus
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 24b-32b (Cambridge, fols. 9-16)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → Variant: David walks next to Abner's hearse
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → Original composition: Mary embracing Christ, who is lying or being laid into a sarcophagus
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for AbnerType for the Entombment of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jonas Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monsterType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for Abner (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. 11v
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
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