(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Noah The Flood (Gen. 6:1-9:17)Noah sends forth the dove for the second time, it returns with an olive branch (Gen. 8: 10-11)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Vélins-906 (Paris: Vérard, c1493-1494, with heavily overpainted woodcuts) → First foliation
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2d: The Dove coming to the Ark of Noah → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2d: The Dove coming to the Ark of Noah → Variant: Several persons visible in the Ark, with the dove and no raven
Further details
With illuminations painted on top of the woodcuts, in most cases repeating their composition but altering details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Paris
DATE
circa 1493 - 1494
LOCATION
Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France → Vélins-906, fol. a5r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mirouer de la redempcion humaine (GW M4304250), Paris (Vérard), 1492-1493
Find out more
RELATIONS
complete digital copy of illustrated text (external website)
Acknowledgements
Images on external web-page, kindly provided by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Source gallica.bnf.fr / BnF (public domain)
Contact
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