Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph interprets the dreams of the butler and baker (Gen. 40:7-19)The dream of the butler (Gen. 40:9-11)
Life of Christ
Infancy Nativity Immediate family onlyJoseph, Virgin and Child 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 8: Nativity of Christ8b: The dream of the Pharao's butler → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 8: Nativity of Christ8b: The dream of the Pharao's butler → Variant: Butler lying down, feet not in stocks, vine not growing out of his body
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 8: Nativity of Christ8a: Nativity of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 8: Nativity of Christ8a: Nativity of Christ → Variant: Virgin kneeling before Child, Joseph visible but not kneeling
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 17:8-9: Aaron's rod blossomsType for the Nativity (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 40:9-15: Dream of Pharao's butlerType for the Nativity of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Numbers 17:8-9: Aaron's rod (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Nativity with Gen. 40:9-15: Dream of Pharao's butler (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. 18v
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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