Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David recounts having killed a lion and a bear (1 Kings 17:34)
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David uses Goliath's sword to behead him (1 Kings 17:51)
Typology and Prophecy
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisManuscriptsParis, Biblioth√®que Nationale, Latin 9584, and Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum, MS 43-1950 (Tuscany or North-Eastern Italy, c1370-1390) → Chapters 8c-16b (Cambridge, fols. 1-8)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13d: David kills a lion and a bear to protect his flock → Variant: David attacks the animals, who are not both attacking from one side, simultaneously
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13c: David kills Goliath → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 13: Temptation of Christ13c: David kills Goliath → Variant: David beheads Goliath but does not grap his lance
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead himType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament 1 Kings 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheepType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:34-35: David recounts having killed a lion and a bear to protect his sheep (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the third temptation)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:51: David uses Goliath's sword to behead him (SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum → 43-1950, fol. 6r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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RELATIONS
Fitzwilliam Museum
Acknowledgements
Images were kindly provided by the Fitzwilliam Museum, © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
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