(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion Way to CalvaryThieves carrying their crosses (without Christ)
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 22: Christ carrying the Cross22a: Christ carries the Cross to Calvary → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22a: Christ carries the Cross to Calvary → Variant: With Mary, with a separate woodcut showing the thieves led to Calvary
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 13:24: The spies carrying grapes from the Promised LandType for the Carrying of the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 22:9-13: Sacrifice of IsaacType for the Carrying of the Cross (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 21:33-41: Parable of the vineyard and the evil husbandmenType for the Carrying of the Cross (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Num. 13:24: The spies carrying the large grape from the Promised Land (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Mt. 21:33-41: Parable of the vineyard and the evil husbandmen (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Carrying of the Cross with Gen. 22:9-13: Sacrifice of Isaac (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Further details
By mistake, image 19a is shown instead of image 22a, the main scene of the Carrying of the Cross. 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. n2r
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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