Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Crossing of the Red Sea Moses stretches out his hand again, and the sea returns (Exod. 14:26-28)
Judges Gideon (Jud. 6-8) The campaign against the kings of the Midianites (Jud. 7:24-8)As he had threatened, Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns (Jud. 8:16)The inhabitants of Succoth are beaten, the tower is not destroyed
2 Kings (A.V. II Samuel) David and Bethsabee (2 Kings 11-12) David conquers Rabbath and kills its inhabitants by sawing them asunder and driving chariots over them (2 Kings 12:31)
Heaven and Hell
Hell Punishment of sinners
Hell Sinners dragged into hell
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41d: The drowning of Pharao and the Egyptians → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41d: The drowning of Pharao and the Egyptians → Variant: Drowning Pharao contrasted with the Israelites who cross the sea in safety or have already reached the other shore
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41c: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41c: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers → Variant: Men are beaten whilst not hanging upside down
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41b: David punishes the inhabitants of Rabbath → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41b: David punishes the inhabitants of Rabbath → Variant: One or more men are sawed in two
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41a: The damned in Hell → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 41: Hell41a: The damned in Hell → Miscellaneous other variants
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Judges Jud. 8:16: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briersType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 14:15-28: The Passing through the Red Sea and the Death of the EgyptiansType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 2 Kings 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of RabbathType for Hell (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with Exod. 14:27-28: Drowning of the Egyptians in the Red Sea (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with Jud. 8:16: Gideon punishes the men of Succoth with thorns and briers (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Hell with 2 Kings 12:31: David cruelly kills the inhabitants of Rabbath (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 59r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 21 (17a)
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