Calling and Martyrdom of Saint Matthew, Pietro Lorenzetti  Werkstatt
Pietro Lorenzetti
Calling and Martyrdom of Saint Matthew
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Pietro Lorenzetti Werkstatt

Calling and Martyrdom of Saint Matthew, ca. 1315 – 1360


Dimensions
96.2 x 22.7 x min. 2.3 cm
maximum depth
2.9 cm
Physical Description
Poplar
Inventory Number
995
Object Number
995B
Acquisition
Acquired in 1865 in an exchange with the Frankfurt Verein für Geschichte und Alterthumskunde
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Audio

  • 01:34
    Basic information
  • 02:10
    Focus on religion

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Calling and Martyrdom of Saint Matthew
Painter
Altar
Crucifixion, Virgin and Child, Deacon and Scenes from the Legends of Saints Matthew and John the Evangelist
Part Number / Total
2 / 3
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Poplar
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf Schriftband im linken Bogenzwickel: "DESAUL"
Bezeichnet auf Schriftband im rechten Bogenzwickel: "DACORE"

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1865 in an exchange with the Frankfurt Verein für Geschichte und Alterthumskunde

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 9,9
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 2,13-17
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 5,27-32

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73F28 life and acts of Matthew (Levi)
  • 11H(MATTHEW)31 the apostle and evangelist Matthew (Mattheus); possible attributes: angel, axe, book, halberd, pen and inkhorn, purse, scroll, square, sword - vocation, conversion of male saint
  • 73F2851 Matthew is slain before an altar by soldiers of Hirtacus and is beheaded
Secondary
  • 11H saints
  • 11P3113 archbishop, bishop, etc. (Roman Catholic)
  • 49MM32 book - MM - book open

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06.01.2020