Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac Eliezer and RebeccaRebecca gives Eliezer to drink (Gen. 24:18)
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) Miracle of the fleece (Jud. 6:37-40)Dew falls on the fleece but not on the surrounding earth (Jud. 6:37)
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 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7d: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer → Variant: Rebecca and Eliezer without well or camels
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7c: The miracle of Gideon and the Fleece → Variant: Either the fleece or the cloud not depicted
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camelsType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleeceType for the Annunciation (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleece (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camels (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. 18r
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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