Assumption of the Virgin, Johann Georg Bergmüller
Johann Georg Bergmüller
Assumption of the Virgin
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Johann Georg Bergmüller

Assumption of the Virgin, 1714


Blatt
392 x 235 mm
Physical Description
Brown ink as well as watercolour and gouache, touched with charcoal and red chalk (traces), on ribbed laid paper
Inventory Number
14280
Object Number
14280 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1920
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Assumption of the Virgin
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Brown ink as well as watercolour and gouache, touched with charcoal and red chalk (traces), on ribbed laid paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert unten mittig (mit der Feder in Braun): Joa: Georg: Berckmiller invenit et fecit. Anno 1714.
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1920

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984, S. 583-609

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73E77 the assumption of Mary ('assumptio corporis'): she is borne into heaven by angels
  • 31D14 adult man
Secondary
  • 42E33 sarcophagus
  • 11D121 cross as symbol of Christ
  • 48C161 column, pillar ~ architecture

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03.11.2020