(photo on external web page)
Iconography
HISTORY
Ancient
Antipater (Father of Herod)Antipater showing his battle scars to Caesar, to prove both his loyalty and his courage
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
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 39: Christ and Mary interceding for the faithful39b: Antipater shows his battle scars to Caesar → Original composition: Antipater stands before the enthroned Caesar
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Antipater showing his battle scars to CaesarModel for Christ showing His wounds the Father (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Catechetical images with typological modelsChrist interceding with the Fatherwith Antipater showing his wounds to Caesar (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
By mistake, no space was left for image 39d. 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. x2r
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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