Warburg Institute Iconographic Database Warburg Institute home pageWarburg Institute Library
← back to main page
RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ → Birth of the Virgin Mary
→ with Gen.6:14: Fac tibi arcam ex ligneis laevigatis
→ with Num. 24:3: Prophecy of Balaam
→ with Num. 24:17: Consurget virga de Israel et percutiet duces Moab (also alluding to the Tree of Jesse)
→ with 3 Kings 6:2-10: The building of the Temple (SHS)
→ Psalm 109:2: Virgam virtutis tuae emitted Dominus ex Sion : dominare in medio inimicorum tuorum (also alluding to the Tree of Jesse)
→ with Cant. 6:9: Quae est ista quae progreditur quasi aurora consurgens
→ with Ecclus 43:2: Vas admirabile, opus excelsi
→ with Isa. 11:1: Prophecy of the Tree of Jesse (SHS)
→ with Ez. 44:1-3: Vision of the closed gate that shall only open for the prince (SHS)
→ with Mt. 7:17: Omnis arbor bona fructus bonos facit (also alluding to the Tree of Jesse)
→ Model for St Francis healing Beatrix of Rome whose child had died in the womb