Before the Flood, reverse: Emblematic Depiction, Karel van Mander
Karel van Mander
Before the Flood, reverse: Emblematic Depiction
DE
Back to top
This work consists of multiple parts

Karel van Mander

Before the Flood, reverse: Emblematic Depiction, 1600


Dimensions
31.1 x 25.6 cm
Physical Description
Oil on copper
Inventory Number
2088
Acquisition
Acquired in 1961
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Audio

  • 01:00
    Basic information
  • 01:59
    Focus on art history
  • 01:33
    Focus on religion

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Before the Flood, reverse: Emblematic Depiction
Painter
Backside
Emblematic Representation
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on copper
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert und datiert auf der Steinplatte im Vordergrund links: KVM 1600 (KVM ligiert)

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1961

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Genesis 6

Iconclass

Primary
  • 71B311 the wickedness of mankind; the wicked are usually shown feasting and revelling
  • 33C23 couple of lovers
  • 31A14(+1) human figure of ideal proportions, e.g. academic nude (+ front view)
Secondary
Associative
  • 71B321 Noah building the ark

More to discover

Contact

Do you have any suggestions, questions or information about this work?

Last import

02.07.2020