Bearing of the Cross, (Entombment Destroyed), Hans Holbein the Elder
Hans Holbein the Elder
Bearing of the Cross, (Entombment Destroyed)
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Hans Holbein the Elder

Bearing of the Cross, (Entombment Destroyed), 1501


Dimensions
167.0 x 150.6 x min. 0.4 cm
maximum depth
0.6 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce wood
Inventory Number
HM 15
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922
Status
On display

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Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Bearing of the Cross, (Entombment Destroyed)
Painter
Altar
Inside of the Outer Wings, Passion of Christ (High Altarpiece of the Dominican Church)
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce wood
Material
Technique

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 27,31-32
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,20-21
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,26-31
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,16-17

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D41 carrying of the cross: Christ bearing the cross, alone or with the help of others (e.g. Simon the Cyrenian)
  • 11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll
  • 11F2 Mary (without the Christ-child)
Secondary

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15.05.2019