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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Cycles → Manuscripts and Prints → Speculum humanae salvationis → Chapter 40: Last Judgement
→ 40d: Daniel reads the Writing on the Wall
The Speculum: introduction - description - summary


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→ Original composition: Daniel stands before the enthroned Balthasar, above God's hand writing
→ Variant: Daniel stands before the enthroned Balthasar, above a scroll without God's hand
→ Variant: Daniel kneels before the enthroned Balthasar, above God's hand writing
→ Variant: Daniel points Balthasar to God appearing in the clouds
→ Variant: Daniel before the King, together with other counsellors
→ Variant: Balthasar kneels before Daniel, above God's hand writing
→ Variant: Daniel stands before the enthroned Balthasar, without God's hand or the text
→ Variant: Daniel with Balthasar who is seated at the table, with or without God's hand or the text
→ Variant: God's hand appears at Balthasar's feast
→ Variant: Balthasar alone with God's hand
→ Variant: Daniel in his study, with God's hand writing
→ Additional image showing Balthasar's feast