Iconography
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Old Testament
1 Kings (A.V. I Samuel) David and Goliath (1 Kings 17) David kills Goliath with a sling (1 Kings 17:49)
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 salvationisManuscriptsK√∂nigsberg, Stadtbibliothek, Cod. S. 18.2 (dispersed) → Chapter 13c (London, Bloomsbury auctions)
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: Both David with the sling and the standing Goliath next to David beheading the collapsed Goliath
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 17:49: David kills Goliath with his slingType for the Temptation of Christ (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second 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)
Antitypes for episodes from the Ministry of Christ Temptation with 1 Kings 17:49: David kills Goliath with his sling (SHS, few manuscripts only)Speculum Humanae Salvationis (Type for the second temptation)
Further details
ARTIST/CREATOR
Tyrolese or Swiss Text by a scriptor Caspar
DATE
1426
LOCATION
London, Bloomsbury Auctions (lot 51, formerly London, Collection Sam Fogg) (9 December 2015)
TEXT/BOOK/DOCUMENT (SOURCE OF PHOTO)
Speculum humanae salvationis
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
E. Iu. Zolotova, Nemetskaia rukopis 'Zertsalo chelovecheskogo spaseniia' XV veka: Opyt rekonstruktsii (The German manuscript 'Mirror of human salvation' of the XV century: A reconstruction attempt, in Lazarevskie chteniia. Iskusstvo Vizantii, Drevnei Rusi, Zapadnoi Evropy. Materialy nauchnoi konferentsii 2009 (Lazarevsky readings: The art of Byzantium, Ancient Russia, Western Europe. Materials of the scientific conference 2009), Moskva 2009, pp. 346-367, pl. III-4, fig. 2
Acknowledgements
Illustrations reproduced from Zolotova's book with kind permission of the author, location and date as kindly suggested by Mikhail Rogov, Moscow
Contact
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