(photo on external web page)
Iconography
HISTORY
Ancient
Nabuchodonosor's Queen Looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthSeven Wonders of the WorldIndividualHanging Gardens of Babylon
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
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 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 5: The Presentation of Mary in the Temple5d: The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home country → Original composition: Queen standing on a tower on which trees are planted, alone
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation of the Virginwith the Queen of Babylon looking from the Hanging Gardens to her home country (SHS)
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types The Queen of Babylon looks from the Hanging Gardens to her home countryType for the Presentation of the Virgin (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
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. b1r
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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