Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Tabernacle The Ark of the Covenant (Exod. 25:10-22; Exod. 37:1-9)Content visible, without Cherubim on the top
Exodus The Tabernacle The Seven-Branched Candlestick (Exod. 25:31-40; Exod. 37:17-23)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) Birth and Calling of Samuel (1 Kings 1-3) Elcana and Anna bring Samuel to the tabernacle (1 Kings 1:24)
Life of Christ
Infancy Presentation in the Temple Child stands or lies on the altar, held by no-one
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10d: Samuel is brought by his parents to serve in the Tabernacle → Variant: Samuel on the altar, flanked by Eli and Anna, with other persons present
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10c: The seven-branched candlestick → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10c: The seven-branched candlestick → Variant: Candlestick standing on ground with lights on different levels
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10b: The Ark of the Covenant → Variant: Ark being venerated
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10a: Presentation of Christ in the Temple → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 10: Presentation of Christ in the Temple10a: Presentation of Christ in the Temple → Original composition: Christ standing on the altar, holding doves, supported by Mary and Simeon, with Joseph and Anna kneeling in the foreground
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestickType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the CovenantType for the Presentation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel is brought to the templeType for the Presentation in the Temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with 1 Kings 1:24: Samuel brought to the temple (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:31-39: The seven-branched candlestick (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Presentation in the Temple with Exod. 25:10-22: The Ark of the Covenant (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 15r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 23 (2a)
Contact
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