Christ before Pontius Pilate, Hans Holbein the Elder
Hans Holbein the Elder
Christ before Pontius Pilate
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Hans Holbein the Elder

Christ before Pontius Pilate, 1501


Dimensions
166.5 x 150.3 x min. 0.4 cm
maximum depth
0.6 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce wood
Inventory Number
HM 14
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Christ before Pontius Pilate
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
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Dauerleihgabe des Historischen Museums Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
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 27,11-26
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,1-15
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,13-25
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 18,28-40

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D323 Christ before Pontius Pilate (Matthew 27:11-26; Mark 15:2-15; Luke 23:2-7, 23:13-25; John 18:28 - 19:16)
Secondary
  • 41A2 interior of the house
  • 41A4231 canopy, baldachin
  • 48C161 column, pillar ~ architecture

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14.10.2020