(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Ruth Elimelech and his family in Moab (Ruth 1:1-5) Noemi, Ruth and Orpha as widows (cf. Ruth 1:5)
The Church
Liturgy Roman Rite Liturgical manuscripts and printed booksPostillaeHoly Saturday (Women at the Sepulchre)
Liturgy Roman Rite Liturgical manuscripts and printed booksPostillaePrinted editions → Paris: perhaps Tréperel, c1493 (combination of Postilla and Speculum humanae salvationis - here are only the additional images from the Postilla)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisPrinted editionsParis: perhaps Treperel, c1493 (woodcuts also used by Vérard)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26d: Noemi mourning for her sons → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 26: Mary's sorrow over Christ's death26d: Noemi mourning for her sons → Original composition: Noemi standing between her daughters
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Ruth Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi and her daughter-in-law lament over the death of her husband and her sonsType for the Descent from the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Deposition of Christ with Ruth 1:5 (and 1:20): Noemi laments over the death of her husband and her sons (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
This is image 26d of the Speculum, but in this edition it is mistakenly used for the Women at the Sepulchre. 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.
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. p5v
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 DE)
Contact
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