(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph thrown into the well (Gen. 37:23-24)
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 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → Variant: Joseph is lowered down into the cistern, not legs first
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, 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. n8v
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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