Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Noah The Flood (Gen. 6:1-9:17)Noah sends forth the dove for the second time, it returns with an olive branch (Gen. 8: 10-11)
Virgin Mary
Life of the Virgin Joachim and Anne Angel appearing to Anne
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsNová Riše, Kanonie sv. Petra a Pavla, Ms 80 (Master of the Brno Speculum, c1415-1425)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3a: An angel appearing to Joachim - or an angel appearing to Anne (Variant: Good Samaritan) → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary3a: An angel appearing to Joachim - or an angel appearing to Anne (Variant: Good Samaritan) → Variant: Annunciation to Anne - Angel and Anne kneeling
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2d: The Dove coming to the Ark of Noah → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 2: The Fall and its consequences2d: The Dove coming to the Ark of Noah → Variant: Only Noah visible in the Ark, with a dove in the air and a raven feeding on dead animals
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Numbers Num. 22:21-27: An angel blocking the way of Bileam's assType for Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne (SHS, few manuscripts only, the text refers to the prophecy of the star rather than this episode)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Cantica Canticorum Cant. 4:12: The bride as enclosed garden and sealed fountainType for the Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne with Num. 22:21-27: An angel blocking the way of Bileam's ass (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Annewith the dream of Astyages of a vine growing out of his daughter's womb (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne with Cant. 4:12: The bride as enclosed garden and sealed fountain (SHS, few manuscripts only)
Non-biblical narratives treated as Types Astyages dreams of a vine growing out of his daughter's wombType for the Annunciation of the Conception of the Virgin Mary to Anne (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Master of the Brno Speculum (active Netherlands, c1410-1425)
DATE
circa 1415 - 1425
LOCATION
Nová Riše, Kanonie sv. Petra a Pavla → 80, fol. 2r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Photo: James Marrow
Contact
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