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


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→ Original composition: Anne (in bed) and Joachim (standing behind) both hold Mary
→ Variant: Anne in bed, holding Mary, Joachim approaching them but not holding Mary
→ Variant: Anne in bed, holding Mary, Joachim busying himself elsewhere
→ Variant: Anne in bed, Joachim holding Mary
→ Variant: Anne in bed, holding Mary, above them an angel, Joachim absent
→ Variant: Anne and Joachim standing, between them the already grown-up Mary
→ Variant: Anne in bed, holding hands with the already grown-up Mary and with Joachim
→ Variant: Anne and Mary with midwives, Joachim absent
→ Variant: Anne and Mary with midwives, Joachim holding candle
→ Variant: Anne and Mary with midwives, Joachim present but not holding candle
→ Variant: Anne in bed, holding Mary, with visitors
→ Variant: Anne in bed, with a midwife, Joachim and an angel
→ Variant: Shown like the Nativity of Christ, in a stable, with Mary in a crib