A Robber, study for a Crucifixion, Venetic, 15th century;   ?
Venetic, 15th century
A Robber, study for a Crucifixion
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Venetic, 15th century ?

A Robber, study for a Crucifixion, ca. 1450


Blatt
185 x 129 mm
Physical Description
Metalpoint, the head and right hand silhouetted, on ribbed laid paper primed in light-grey, distance of chain lines (vertical) |38|37|
Inventory Number
6977
Object Number
6977 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1891
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
A Robber, study for a Crucifixion
Draughtsman
  • Venetic, 15th century ?
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Metalpoint, the head and right hand silhouetted, on ribbed laid paper primed in light-grey, distance of chain lines (vertical) |38|37|
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet mittig rechts (mit Bleistift): Italiano / Robetta / antico
Verso unten mittig Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Ochsenkopf mit Augen, darüber einkonturige Stange mit fünfblättriger Blume [Bindedraht als Mittelachse]
Work Catalogues
  • Tietze/Tietze-Conrat 1944.38.A.49

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
Acquired in 1891

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 27,38
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,27
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,33
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,18

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D662 one or both of the malefactors on their crosses
  • 31E2356 violent death by crucifixion
  • 31A(+1) the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) (+ front view)
Secondary
  • 41D23 clothing for the lower part of the body

Research and Discussion

Research

Historic Attribution

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Last update

01.02.2023