Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Life of Christ
Passion CrucifixionSingle crossWith Virgin and Saint John onlySymmetrical → Without skull
Passion Entombment Christ's body lowered into the sarcophagus
Passion Betrayal and arrest of Christ Christ being dragged away
Virgin Mary
Iconography of the Virgin MaryMary's Compassion with Christ Mary with the instruments of the Passion, not confronting a devil
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsBerlin, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preu├čischer Kulturbesitz, Ms. lat. fol. 329 (perhaps Franconia, Mid-14th century, incomplete set)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44h: Seventh Sorrow: Mary remaining behind after Christ's Ascension → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44h: Seventh Sorrow: Mary remaining behind after Christ's Ascension → Variant: Mary with objects alluding to Christ's life not arranged in a frame
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44g: Sixth Sorrow: Entombment of Christ → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44g: Sixth Sorrow: Entombment of Christ → Original composition: Entombment of Christ with Mary caressing Christ's face
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44f: Fifth Sorrow: Crucifixion → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44f: Fifth Sorrow: Crucifixion → Variant: Single Cross, flanked symmetrically by Johan and Mary whose breast is not pierced with a sword
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44e: Fourth Sorrow: Mary learns that Christ was betrayed → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44e: Fourth Sorrow: Mary learns that Christ was betrayed → Variant: Kiss of Judas, Mary not present
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 44: The Seven Sorrows of Mary44e: Fourth Sorrow: Mary learns that Christ was betrayed → Variant: Christ dragged away, without Mary watching
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Franconian (attributed)
DATE
mid 14th century
LOCATION
Berlin, Staatsbibliothek → lat. fol. 329, fol. 44v-45r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
DESCRIPTION
Evelyn Silber gift
Contact
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