(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus Childhood of Moses Moses tramples or breaks the crown of Pharaoh (Comestor, non-scriptural)Moses feigns madness by eating burning coals and so is not punished
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsVatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Reg. lat. 99 (Hungary, 1428-1429)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11c: The young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 11: Fall of idols during the Flight into Egypt11c: The young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals → Original composition: On one side Pharao enthroned, then Moses, the executioner preparing to behead him, and a man holding a brazier with coals
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Fall of the idols in Egypt with The young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals (Comestor, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coalsType for the Fall of Idols at the Flight into Egypt (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Martinius de Natalibus (active around Kaschau - Kosice in Hungary, c1428-1429)
DATE
1428 - 1429
LOCATION
Vatican City, Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana → Reg. lat. 99, fol. 14r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
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