Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Exodus The Giving of the Law on Sinai God gives Moses the tablets of the Law (Exod. 31:18; cf. Exod. 24:12)
3 Kings (A.V. I Kings) Elias and the dearth in Israel (3 Kings 17-18) The widow's supplies run not out (3 Kings 17:15-16)The oil does not run out
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsK√∂nigsberg, Stadtbibliothek, Cod. S. 18.2 (dispersed) → Chapter 34d (Collection Ugodina)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 34: Pentecost34d: After Elias's prayer the oil-jar of the widow of Sarephta becomes never empty → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 34: Pentecost34d: After Elias's prayer the oil-jar of the widow of Sarephta becomes never empty → Variant: Elias and the widow pour oil, but they and the jars are not arranged symmetrically
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 34: Pentecost34c: The Israelites receive the Ten Commandments → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 34: Pentecost34c: The Israelites receive the Ten Commandments → Variant: God giving the tablets of the Law to Moses
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Exodus Exod. 19:16-19, 20:21 and 31:18: The giving of the Law on SinaiType for Pentecost (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 3 Kings 3 Kings 17:23: After Elias's prayer the oil-jar of the widow of Sarephta never becomes emptyType for Pentecost (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with Exod. 19:16-19, 20:21 and 31:18: The giving of the Law on Sinai (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Resurrection of Christ to the Coronation of the Virgin Pentecost with 3 Kings 17:23: After Elias's prayer the oil-jar of the widow of Sarephta never becomes empty (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tyrolese or Swiss Text by a scriptor Caspar
DATE
1426
LOCATION
Cheboksary, Collection Natalya Ugodina
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Mikhail Rogov, Speculum humanae salvationis: iconographic and stylistic analysis of miniatures from the collection of N. Ugodina, Scriptorium 69 (2015), pp. 275-292, pl. 34-35.
Acknowledgements
With many thanks to Mikhail Rogov (Moscow) for kindly sending the images and suggesting location and date or origin, and to the owner and to the photographer (Anna Stepanova, Moscow) for the permission to use them in the database
Contact
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