Dance around the Statue of Venus, Hans Bock the Elder
Hans Bock the Elder
Dance around the Statue of Venus
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Hans Bock the Elder

Dance around the Statue of Venus, 1570 – 1580


Dimensions
60.0 x 80.0 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on canvas
Inventory Number
2233
Acquisition
Acquired in 2006 with means provided by the Werner Wirthle bequest
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Dance around the Statue of Venus
Painter (male)
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on canvas
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 2006 with means provided by the Werner Wirthle bequest

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 92C4 (story of) Venus (Aphrodite)
  • 48C2 sculpture
  • 31D15 adult woman
  • 41D92 woman (showing herself) undressed, quasi-nude
  • 43C9 dancing
  • 31AA25432 leading someone by the hand or wrist - AA - both arms or hands
Secondary
  • 31D2 human life divided into stages
  • 48C145 architectural settings in paintings, sculptures, etc.
  • 48C1621 arcade ~ architecture
  • 48C244 pedestal of a piece of sculpture (perhaps in the form of a herm)

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01.07.2019