(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Death of Abel (Gen. 4:8)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsParis: perhaps Treperel, c1493 (woodcuts also used by Vérard)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → Variant: Cain killing Abel, besides the sacrifices on the altar or on the ground
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 4:8: Death of AbelType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with Gen. 4:8: Cain kills Abel (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
By mistake, image 17a is shown instead of image 18a. The woodblock series for the Speculum omits a number of common scenes that were replaced with re-used woodcuts, the Speculum blocks were also used in editions by Vérard. Many woodblocks appear in the wrong place.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1493
LOCATION
n/a
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Cest le mirouer de la redempcion humaine (GW M4304210), Paris (perhaps Jan Tréperel), 1493 (circa), fol. m6v
Acknowledgements
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