Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David returns in triumph with the head of Goliath (1 Kings 17:54)
Lamentations Jeremias weeps over Jerusalem (no allusion to individual verses)
2 Machabees (A.V. Maccabees) Heliodorus struck down by angels (2 Mach. 3:24-27)
Life of Christ
Passion Entry into Jerusalem Entry into Jerusalem
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15d: Heliodorus scourged by angels → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15d: Heliodorus scourged by angels → Original composition: Heliodorus attacked by one rider and two men on foot
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15c: Triumph of David (Variant: Expulsion of the money-changers) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15c: Triumph of David (Variant: Expulsion of the money-changers) → Variant: David holds in one hand the sword, in the other, but not lifted up, Goliath's head, opposite him a crowd
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15b: Jeremias lamenting over Jerusalem (Variant: Expulsion of the money-changers) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15b: Jeremias lamenting over Jerusalem (Variant: Expulsion of the money-changers) → Original composition: Jeremias standing above the city gate
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15a: Entry into Jerusalem → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 15: Entry into Jerusalem15a: Entry into Jerusalem → Original composition: Christ, followed by Apostles, approaching gate, men in trees and spreading out garments
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:54: David returns in triumph with the head of GoliathType for the Entry into Jerusalem (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Lamentations Jeremias lamenting over JerusalemType for the Entry of Christ into Jerusalem (SHS, according to the text rather for Christ weeping, but the Entry is depicted in all examined manuscripts)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Maccabees 2 Macc. 3:25-27: Heliodorus is scourged by angelsType for the Entry into Jerusalem (SHS, text links it rather with the - normally not depicted - Expulsion of money-changers)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entry into Jerusalem with 1 Kings 17:54: David returns in triumph with the head of Goliath (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entry into Jerusalem with 2 Macc. 3:25-27: Heliodorus is scourged by angels (SHS, text links it rather with the - normally not depicted - Expulsion of money-changers)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entry into Jerusalem with Lam.: Jeremias weeping over Jerusalem (SHS, according to the text rather Type for Christ weeping over Jerusalem)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 22v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 19 (16)
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