Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph thrown into the well (Gen. 37:23-24)
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) Coronation and exaltation of David, Joab and Abner (2 Kings 2-5) David mourns for Abner (2 Kings 3:31-38)
Jonas (A.V. Jonah) Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (Jon. 1:15, 2:1)
Life of Christ
Passion Entombment Christ's body lowered into the sarcophagus
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27d: Jonas is thrown overboard and swallowed by a sea-monster → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27d: Jonas is thrown overboard and swallowed by a sea-monster → Original composition: Two man lift up Jonas's legs and push him headfirst into the mouth of a giant fish
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → Original composition: Two men hold Joseph's outstretched arms and lower him into the cistern
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27b: David mourns at Abner's funeral → Original composition: David walks behind Abner's hearse, which is carried by two men
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27a: Christ laid into the sepulchre → Variant: Mary watching Christ's body being lowered into a sarcophagus
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for AbnerType for the Entombment of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jonas Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monsterType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with 2 Kings 3:31-38: David mourns for Abner (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 39r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 22 (11a)
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