Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Birth of the Virgin Virgin held by St Anne
Genealogy of Christ
Tree of Jesse Tree with Virgin only
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 4: Nativity of Mary4b: The tree of Jesse → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4b: The tree of Jesse → Variant: Jesse lying in a bed, in the tree image of the Virgin Mary, without other ancestors
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4a: Nativity of Mary → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 4: Nativity of Mary4a: Nativity of Mary → Variant: Anne in bed, holding Mary, above them an angel, Joachim absent
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Isaias Isa 11:1-3: Vision of the tree of JesseType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 6:2-10: The building of the TempleType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ezechiel Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the princeType for the Birth of Mary (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Isa. 11:1: Prophecy of the Tree of Jesse (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with 3 Kings 6:2-10: The building of the Temple (SHS)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Birth of the Virgin Mary with Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the prince (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
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. 14v
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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