Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
Genesis Joseph Joseph thrown into the well (Gen. 37:23-24)
Jonas (A.V. Jonah) Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (Jon. 1:15, 2:1)
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 24b-32b (Cambridge, fols. 9-16)
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27d: Jonas is thrown overboard and swallowed by a sea-monster → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27d: Jonas is thrown overboard and swallowed by a sea-monster → Variant: Most of Jonas's body is already in the water or inside the fish
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → All images
CyclesManuscripts and Prints Speculum humanae salvationisChapter 27: Entombment of Christ27c: Joseph is thrown into the cistern → Variant: Joseph is lowered down into the cistern, not legs first
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Genesis Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cisternType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Types and Prophecies from the Old Testament Jonas Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monsterType for the Entombment of Christ (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Gen. 37:23-24: Joseph thrown into the cistern (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Antitypes for episodes from the Passion of Christ Entombment of Christ with Jon. 1:15-2:1: Jonas cast over board and swallowed by the sea-monster (BP, SHS)Speculum Humanae Salvationis
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tuscan or Italian (North-Eastern)
DATE
circa 1370 - circa 1390
LOCATION
Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum → 43-1950, fol. 12r
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
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RELATIONS
Fitzwilliam Museum
Acknowledgements
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