Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) The Queen of Saba (3 Kings 10) The Queen of Saba comes before Solomon (3 Kings 10:1-2)Solomon not on lions' throne, Queen stands, not black
Esther Assuerus and Vasthi (Esth. 1) Assuerus makes a feast for his nobles (Esth. 1:3-4)
Job Job's blissfull life (Job 1:1-5) The feast of the children of Job (Job 1:4)
Heaven and Hell
Heaven The blessed enjoy the vision of Christ and the Virgin Mary
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsGlasgow, University Library, Hunter 60 (Bruges, 1454-1455)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42d: Feast of the children of Job
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42c: Feast of Assuerus → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42c: Feast of Assuerus → Variant: With musicians but without a dancer
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42b: The Queen of Saba before Solomon → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42b: The Queen of Saba before Solomon → Variant: Queen of Saba, accompanied by her retinue, stands or kneels before Solomon
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42a: The Blessed in Heaven → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 42: Heaven42a: The Blessed in Heaven → Variant: Christ and the Virgin Mary, not in a mandorla, venerated by saints or angels
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 10:6-7: The Queen of Saba tells Solomon that his glory surpasses all she could have imaginedType for Heaven (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Job Job 1:4: Feast of Job's childrenType for Heaven (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Esther Esth. 1:3-8: Feasts of King AssuerusType for Heaven (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Job 1:4: Job's children feasting (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with Esth. 1:3-8: Feast of King Assuerus (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for eschatological scenes Heaven with 3 Kings 10:6-7: The Queen of Saba tells Solomon that his glory surpasses all she could have imagined (SHS)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Bruges
DATE
1454 - 1455
LOCATION
Glasgow, University Library → Hunter 60 (T.2.18), fol. 60r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Acknowledgements
Image: Conway Library, © Courtauld Institute of Art, London, negative number 119 21 (18a)
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