(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) Birth and Calling of Samuel (1 Kings 1-3) Elcana and Anna bring Samuel to the tabernacle (1 Kings 1:24)
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 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → Original composition: Samuel on the altar, flanked by Eli and Anna
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel is brought to the templeType for the Presentation in the Temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel brought to the temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
By mistake, image 9b is shown instead of image 10a. 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. e1v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mirouer de la redempcion humaine (GW M4304250), Paris (Vérard), 1492-1493
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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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