Deposition of Christ, Dutch Master around 1525
Dutch Master around 1525
Deposition of Christ
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Dutch Master around 1525

Deposition of Christ, ca. 1525


Dimensions
117.0 x 160.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on wood, transferred to canvas
Inventory Number
751
Acquisition
Acquired in 1818 from Nic. Grossi
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Deposition of Christ
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on wood, transferred to canvas
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Unbezeichnet

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 1818 from Nic. Grossi

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
  • 73D76 Christ's entombment (possibly by angels)
  • 73D721 lamentation over the dead Christ by his relatives and friends (Christ usually without crown of thorns)
  • 73D7212 Christ's body supported
  • 11H(JOSEPH OF ARIMATHAEA) the Jewish councillor Joseph of Arimathaea; possible attributes: Holy Grail, instruments of the Passion (e.g. three nails, crown of thorns)
  • 11H(NIKODEMUS) male saints (NIKODEMUS)
  • 11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll
  • 11HH(MARY MAGDALENE) the penitent harlot Mary Magdalene; possible attributes: book (or scroll), crown, crown of thorns, crucifix, jar of ointment, mirror, musical instrument, palm-branch, rosary, scourge
Secondary

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Last update

04.08.2020