Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Noah The Flood (Gen. 6:1-9:17)Noah sends forth the dove for the second time, it returns with an olive branch (Gen. 8: 10-11)
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 1a-8b (Paris, fols. 4-6, 14-18)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2d: The Dove coming to the Ark of Noah → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2d: The Dove coming to the Ark of Noah → Variant: Several persons visible in the Ark, with a dove in the air and a raven feeding on dead animals
Further details
This is a fragment - more than half of the illuminated pages are missing (the cut-out miniatures of most of them are now in Cambridge), the remainder is misbound in many places.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → lat. 9584, fol. 6r
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
Contact
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