(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Infancy Annunciation Angel not flyingAngel holding sceptreAngel kneeling or genuflecting
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 7: Annunciation7a: Annunciation → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 7: Annunciation7a: Annunciation → Variant: Gabriel kneeling, Mary seated
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camelsType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleeceType for the Annunciation (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bushType for the Annunciation (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Jud. 6:37-40: Miracle of Gideon's fleece (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Gen. 24:15-20: Rebecca gives water to Eliezer and his camels (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation with Exod. 3:2-6: Moses and the burning bush (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. b5r
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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