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
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
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

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

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Last update

04.08.2020