(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) David's old age and succession (3 Kings 1-2) Solomon honours his mother Bethsabee (3 Kings 2:19)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsLondon, British Library, Sloane MS 361 (Germany, 15th century)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36d: Solomon invites his mother Bethsabee to sit at his right side and promises not to deny her any request → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36d: Solomon invites his mother Bethsabee to sit at his right side and promises not to deny her any request → Variant: Solomon and Bethsabee sit side by side, not holding scrolls
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 36: Dormition, Assumption and Coronation of Mary36a: Coronation of Mary (Variants: Dormition or Assumption) → All images
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 2:19: Solomon honours BethsabeeType for the Assumption of the Virgin (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text rather links it with the Coronation)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Assumption of the Virgin Mary with 3 Kings 2:19: Solomon honours Bethsabee (SHS, few manuscripts only, text links it rather to the Coronation)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Lower Rhine (attributed)
DATE
1st half 15th century
LOCATION
London, British Library → Sloane MS 361, fol. 40r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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