Adoration of the Magi, Christian Becker, after Jörg Ratgeb
Christian Becker, Jörg Ratgeb
Adoration of the Magi
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Jörg Ratgeb: Anbetung der Heiligen Drei Könige, 1514, Wandmalerei. Kreuzgang des Karmeliterklosters, Frankfurt am Main (im 19. Jahrhundert zerstört)

Christian Becker
afterJörg Ratgeb

Adoration of the Magi, after 1850


Blatt
350 x 400 mm
Inventory Number
24067
Object Number
24067 D
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

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Title
Adoration of the Magi
Draughtsman
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Part Number / Total
2 / 2
Period Produced
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Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert innerhalb der Darstellung unten rechts (mit Bleistift): C. Becker fec.; bezeichnet in der Darstellung (mit der Feder in Grau): [...]
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet unten mittig (mit Bleistift): D16 SCH / Gemalt von Jerg Ratgeb aus Schwäb. Gmünd
Verso unten rechts Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
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Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

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Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 2,1-12

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Primary
  • 7 Bible
  • 73B57 adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh)
  • 73B592 (later life of) Caspar, the youthful 'European' king
  • 73B591 (later life of) Melchior, the bearded 'Asian' king
  • 73B593 (later life of) Balthasar, the 'African' (negro) king
  • 11F the Virgin Mary
  • 11D2 Christ as child or youth (in general) ~ Christian religion
  • 11H(JOSEPH) the foster-father of Christ, Joseph of Nazareth, husband of Mary; possible attributes: flowering rod or wand, lily, carpenter's tools

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10.06.2022