(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) The Ark returns to Jerusalem (2 Kings 6-7) The ark is brought from Obededom's house to Jerusalem (2 Kings 6:12)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Add MS 11575 (Bruges, first quarter 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36b: David has the Ark of the Covenant brought into his house → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36b: David has the Ark of the Covenant brought into his house → Variant: Two men carrying the Ark of the Covenant, without David
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 6:15-16: The Ark of the Covenant is brought into the house of DavidType for the Dormition of the Virgin (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text links it rather with the Assumption)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Dormition of the Virgin Mary with 2 Kings 6:15-16: The Ark of the Covenant is brought into the house of David (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text links it rather with the Assumption)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
circa 1410
LOCATION
London, British Library → Add MS 11575, fol. 83r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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