Deposition and Entombment of Christ, Master of the Middle Rhine ca. 1420
Master of the Middle Rhine ca. 1420
Deposition and Entombment of Christ
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Master of the Middle Rhine ca. 1420

Deposition and Entombment of Christ, ca. 1420


Dimensions
89.8 x 73.8 x 2.3 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Inventory Number
HM 4
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Audio

  • 00:50
    Basic information
  • 01:15
    Focus on Frankfurt

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Deposition and Entombment of Christ
Painter
Altar
Crucifixion Altarpiece, so-called St. Peter’s Church Altarpiece
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
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 27,57-61
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,42-47
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,50-55
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,38-42

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D71 descent from the cross: Christ is taken down from the cross, usually by Nicodemus and Joseph of Arimathaea who are standing on the ladders (both arms of Christ detached)
  • 73D76 Christ's entombment (possibly by angels)
  • 73D7212 Christ's body supported

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