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RELIGIOUS ICONOGRAPHY
Typology and Prophecy
→ Antitypes for episodes from the Infancy of Christ → Fall of the idols in Egypt
→ with The young Moses, having broken Pharao's crown, feigns madness by eating burning coals (Comestor, SHS)
→ with Exod. 32:6: Worship of the Golden Calf
→ with 1 Kings 5:3-4: Fall of the idol of Dagon before the Ark
→ with Jeremias prophesying that the Egyptians will worship an image of a Virgin and a Child (non-biblical, SHS)
→ with Ez. 6:6. Cessabunt idola vestra et conterentur delubra vestra
→ with Dan. 2:34: Nabuchodonosor dreams of a statue that is destroyed by a stone (SHS)
→ with Osee 10:2: Ipse confringet simulacra eorum
→ with Nah. 1:14: De domo Dei tui interficiam sculptile, et conflatile
→ with Soph. 2:11: Attenuabit omnes deos terrae
→ with Zach. 13:2: In die illa, dicit Dominus exercituum: disperdam nomina idolorum de terra
→ As model for St Francis before the Sultan