Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts
Shelfmark:
MS. Douce f. 4
Type of object:
Manuscript
Material:
Paper
Title text:
Speculum humanae salvationis (fragments).
Country or nationality of origin:
Flemish (?)
Date:
c. 1460-1470
Folio or page no.:
fol. 013v-014r
Whole page or detail:
opening
Image description:
Ink drawings. Fol. 13v: ostrich delivers its young. Large bird (depicted as griffin, half eagle, half lion) with snake in its beak, smaller bird beside it. Fol. 14r: Christ and Virgin with Arma Christi. Virgin trampling the Devil, and Christ standing on orb, with crown of thorns and loincloth, on either side of cross. Scourges, nails, spear and spear and sponge. Horizontal sword between the Virgin and Christ.

Speculum humanae salvationis (fragments).