(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Numbers Reconnaissance in Chanaan, the grapes (Num. 13-14) The spies carry the grapes (Num. 13:24)
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 22: Christ carrying the Cross22d: The spies from Chanaan come back with a large grape → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 22: Christ carrying the Cross22d: The spies from Chanaan come back with a large grape → Original composition: The two spies carry the grape on a wooden pole
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
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
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. n3r
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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