(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe Good SamaritanThe Samaritan brings the wounded man to the next inn
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsMadrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España, Vit. 25-7 (olim B. 19, Innsbruck, 1432)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3a: An angel appearing to Joachim - or an angel appearing to Anne (Variant: Good Samaritan) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3a: An angel appearing to Joachim - or an angel appearing to Anne (Variant: Good Samaritan) → Variant: The Good Samaritan escorts the man who had fallen amongst the robbers
Further details
This episode is mentioned in the introduction of the chapter as allegory of the Redemption: priest and Levite (thus, the old Law) could not help the man (thus fallen humanity), but the Samaritan (Christ) was able to do so. The artist depicted this scene instead of the Antitype
ARTIST/CREATOR
Innsbruck
DATE
1432
LOCATION
Madrid, Biblioteca Nacional de España → Vitr. 25-7 (olim B. 19), fol. 5v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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