Brothel Scene, The Brunswick Monogrammist
The Brunswick Monogrammist
Brothel Scene
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The Brunswick Monogrammist

Brothel Scene, ca. 1540 – 1550


Dimensions
32.7 x 45.5 x min. 0.3 cm
maximum depth
0.6 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on oak
Inventory Number
249
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest
Status
On display

Audio

  • 01:01
    Basic information
  • 01:54
    Focus on Frankfurt

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Brothel Scene
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on oak
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Lesbar sind nur zwei der Inschriften, nämlich an der Seite des Kaminmantels: porn[...] (pornia = Bordell; porna=Dirne); anus/anis (ānus=Hintern; anus=die Alte [verächtlich])

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
Secondary
  • 41C52 carousal, drinking-bout, orgy
  • 41C71 alcoholic drinks
  • 41C322 mug, beaker, goblet
  • 41C326 jar, jug (used as drinking-vessel)
  • 41A711 table
  • 41B21 open hearth, fire-place
Associative
  • 33C41 man and woman cohabiting

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31.01.2019