(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
4 Kings (A.V. II Kings) Miracles of Eliseus (4 Kings 4-6:7) The healing of Naaman (4 Kings 5)Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (4 Kings 5:14)
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 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12c: Naaman bathes seven times in the Jordan and is cleansed of leprosy → Original composition: In the centre Naaman, naked, partially covered by the river, on each side a man holding clothes
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 4 Kings 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healedType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with 4 Kings 5:14: Naaman washes himself in the Jordan and is healed (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. f1v
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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