Agony in the Garden and Arrest of Christ, Master of the Middle Rhine ca. 1420
Master of the Middle Rhine ca. 1420
Agony in the Garden and Arrest of Christ
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Master of the Middle Rhine ca. 1420

Agony in the Garden and Arrest of Christ, ca. 1420


Dimensions
91.2 x 73.9 x min. 0.8 cm
maximum depth
0.8 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Inventory Number
HM 2
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922
Status
On display

Audio

  • 00:50
    Basic information
  • 01:15
    Focus on Frankfurt

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Agony in the Garden and Arrest of Christ
Painter
Altar
Crucifixion Altarpiece, so-called St. Peter’s Church Altarpiece
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Inschrift auf Petrus Nimbus [SANCT]US PETRUS
Inschrift auf Johannes Nimbus IOHANNES
Inschrift auf Jakobus d. Ä. Nimbus SANCT[US] IACOBUS MINOR

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 26,36-44
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 14,32-39
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 22,39-45
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 18,1-11
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 26,47-52
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 14,43-47
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 22,47-51

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D312 Christ's prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane during the night
  • 73D31211 agony of Christ; three (or eleven) apostles sleeping
  • 11H(JAMES THE GREAT) the apostle James the Great; possible attributes: book, pilgrim's cloak, hat, shell, staff, and wallet, scroll, sword
  • 11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll
  • 11H(PETER) the apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara
  • 11C God the Father
  • 11G1925 angel(s) with chalice
  • 73D313 the kiss of Judas: accompanied by soldiers with torches and lanterns, he kisses Christ
  • 73D314 the arrest of Christ ~ Garden of Gethsemane
  • 22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things

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15.05.2019