Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Cain and Abel Death of Abel (Gen. 4:8)
Genesis Cain and Abel Sacrifice of Cain and Abel (Gen. 4:3-5)Both sacrifices in one composition
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Seba's Rebellion (2 Kings 20) Joab murders Amasa (2 Kings 20:9-10)
Life of Christ
Passion Betrayal and arrest of Christ With Malchus's earWith kiss of JudasMalchus carrying a lamp
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18d: Cain kills Abel → Variant: Cain killing Abel, besides Cain and Abel sacrificing
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18c: Saul throws a spear at David → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18c: Saul throws a spear at David → Variant: With additional figures
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18b: Joab embraces Amasa and stabs him
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18a: Betrayal of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 18: Betrayal of Christ18a: Betrayal of Christ → Variant: with Malchus
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 4:8: Death of AbelType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 20:10: Joab treacherously embraces and kills AmasaType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 19:10 (similarly 1 Kings 18:11): Saul throws a spear at DavidType for the Betrayal of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with Gen. 4:8: Cain kills Abel (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with 1 Kings 19:10 (similar 1 Kings 18:11): Saul throws a spear at David (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Betrayal of Christ with 2 Kings 20:10: Joab treacherously embraces and kills Amasa (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 27r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 23 (6a)
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