(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Abraham and Isaac The sacrifice of IsaacThe angel stays Abraham's sword but does not point to the ramWithout servants
Genesis Abraham and Isaac The sacrifice of IsaacIsaac carrying the wood shown a second time next to the scene of sacrifice
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 Cross22b: Isaac carries the wood for the sacrifice to Moriah → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22b: Isaac carries the wood for the sacrifice to Moriah → Variant: Sacrifice of Isaac
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
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. 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. n2v
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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