(photo on external web page)
Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe prodigal sonThe prodigal son with pigs, lamenting his fate
Ministry ParablesThe prodigal sonCyclesIlluminated manuscripts → Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Vélins-906 (edition Vérard, 1493-1494 with overpainted woodcuts)
The Church
Liturgy Roman Rite Liturgical manuscripts and printed booksPostillaeSaturday after the Second Sunday of Lent (Prodigal Son)
Liturgy Roman Rite Liturgical manuscripts and printed booksPostillaeManuscripts → Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, Vélins-906 (edition Vérard, 1493-1494 with overpainted woodcuts) - first foliation
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Bibliothèque Nationale, Vélins-906 (Paris: Vérard, c1493-1494, with heavily overpainted woodcuts) → First foliation
Further details
By mistake, this second image of the Prodigal Son tending the swines appears after his return to the father. 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. x6r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Mirouer de la redempcion humaine (GW M4304250), Paris (Vérard), 1492-1493
Find out more
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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