(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Josue (A.V. Joshua) The Crossing of the Jordan (Jos. 3:1 - 5:12) The priests carry the Ark into the Jordan (Jos. 3:14)
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 Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 12: Baptism of Christ12d: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant across the dried Jordan → Variant: Two men carry the Ark, no stones beneath it
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Josue Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried JordanType for the Baptism of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Baptism with Jos. 3:15-17: The Israelites carry the Ark of the Covenant through the dried Jordan (SHS)
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. f2r
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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