(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe Wise and Foolish VirginsThe Wise and Foolish Virgins as groups
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 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → Original composition: Above the five Wise Virgins with burning lamps, beneath the five Foolish Virgins with extinguished lamps
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 25:1-11: Wise and foolish virginsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Mt. 25:1-13: Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
By mistake, image 9b is shown instead of image 40a. 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. x1v
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)
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