Cain Fleeing after the Murder of Abel, Giovanni Battista Langetti
Giovanni Battista Langetti
Cain Fleeing after the Murder of Abel
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Giovanni Battista Langetti

Cain Fleeing after the Murder of Abel, 1601 – 1700


Dimensions
204.7 x 170.3 cm
Physical Description
Canvas
Inventory Number
1471
Acquisition
Acquired in 1912
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Cain Fleeing after the Murder of Abel
Painter
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Canvas
Material
Technique

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 1912

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Genesis 4,8

Iconclass

Primary
  • 71A82 the killing of Abel: Cain slays him with a stone, a club or a jaw-bone, alternatively with a spade or another tool as weapon
Secondary

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02.07.2020