Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Daniel Balthasar (A. V. Belshazzar) (Dan. 5) Daniel interprets the writing (Dan. 5:17-28)Daniel and Balthasar alone
Life of Christ
Ministry ParablesThe Wise and Foolish VirginsThe Wise and Foolish Virgins as groups
Ministry ParablesThe talents (Lc. 19:11-26)The nobleman with two servants presenting the money they gained and the third servant in stocks
Last Judgement
With the Virgin and St John as intercessors
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40d: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40d: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall → Variant: Daniel stands before the enthroned Balthasar, without God's hand or the text
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40c: The Wise and the Foolish Virgins → Original composition: Above the five Wise Virgins with burning lamps, beneath the five Foolish Virgins with extinguished lamps
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40b: The Parable of the Talents → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40b: The Parable of the Talents → Original composition: The nobleman flanked by two servants presenting their gain, at the bottom the third servant in stocks
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40a: The Last Judgement → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 40: Last Judgement40a: The Last Judgement → Variant: Christ without the instruments of the Passion, with Mary and John and often also with the rising dead
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Daniel Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided')Type for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies Luke Luke 11:12-27: Parable of the TalentsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Passages from the New Testament treated as Types and Prophecies MatthewMt. 25:1-11: Wise and foolish virginsType for the Last Judgement (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Dan. 5:13-28: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall ('numbered, weighed, divided' - SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Mt. 25:1-13: Parable of the Wise and Foolish Virgins (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Last Judgement with Luke 11:12-27 (similar Mt. 25:14-30): Parable of the Talents (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 57v
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 17 (28)
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