Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David recounts having killed a lion and a bear (1 Kings 17:34)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David kills Goliath with a sling (1 Kings 17:49)
Daniel Daniel and the priests of Bel (Dan. 14:1-21) The idol of Bel with sacrifices
Daniel Daniel and the dragon (Dan. 14:22-27)
Life of Christ
Ministry Temptation All Temptations in one image
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → Variant: David, standing on one of the animals, attacks the other
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13c: David kills Goliath → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13c: David kills Goliath → Variant: David with the sling, Goliath standing
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13b: Daniel discovers the fraud of Bel's priests and kills the sacred dragon → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13b: Daniel discovers the fraud of Bel's priests and kills the sacred dragon → Variant: Daniel feeding the dragon, in the background Bel standing or sitting on the altar or on a column
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13a: Temptation of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13a: Temptation of Christ → Variant: On one side the temple with the second temptation at the top, on the other side third temptation above and first beneath, without texts
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:49: David kills Goliath with his slingType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheepType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 14:5-21: Daniel discovers the fraud of the priests of Bel (no specific episode)Type for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 14:26: Daniel kills the dragonType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:49: David kills Goliath with his sling (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with Dan. 14:26: Daniel kills the dragon (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with Dan. 14:5-21: Daniel discovers the fraud of the priests of Bel (no specific episode, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the first temptation)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 19v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 29 (15)
Contact
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