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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 3: Annunciation of the Conception of Mary
→ 3b: Astyages dreams of a vine growing out of his daughter's womb
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


→ All images
→ Original composition: Astyages in bed, his daughter stands behind the bed, a vine growing out of her
→ Variant: Astyages lying on the ground, his daughter stands behind him, a vine growing out of her
→ Variant: Astyages lying down, his daughter stands on his bed, a vine growing out of her
→ Variant: Astyages lying in bed, his daughter stands or sits next to his feet, a vine growing out of her
→ Variant: Astyages lying in bed, behind a vine grows carrying his daughter
→ Miscellaneous other variants showing Astyages and his daughter only
→ Variant: Astyages stands next to his sleeping daughter out of whom a vine grows, in which young Cyrus is seated