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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 4: Nativity of Mary
→ 4b: The tree of Jesse
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


→ All images
→ Original composition: Jesse lying on a bed, in the tree one dove
→ Variant: Jesse lying on the ground, in the tree one dove
→ Variant: Jesse seated, in the tree one dove
→ Variant: Jesse lying on the ground, in the tree seven (or less) doves
→ Variant: Jesse lying in a bed, in the tree a pelican
→ Variant: Jesse lying on the ground, in the tree image of the Christ Child
→ Variant: Jesse lying in a bed, in the tree image of the Virgin Mary, without other ancestors
→ Variant: Jesse lying on the ground, in the tree image of the Virgin Mary with or without doves
→ Variant: Jesse lying in a bed, in the tree images of Mary and other Ancestors of Christ
→ Variant: Jesse lying on the ground, in the tree images of Mary and other Ancestors of Christ
→ Variant: Jesse seated, in the tree images of Mary and other Ancestors of Christ
→ Variant: Jesse lying in a bed, in the tree no persons or animals
→ Variant: Jesse lying on the ground, in the tree no persons or animals
→ Variant: Jesse seated, in the tree no persons or animals
→ Variant: Sleeping king, behind him woman from whom tree grows (probably confusion with image 3b)