Der heilige Batholomäus und der König Astyages, Hans Mettel
Hans Mettel
Der heilige Batholomäus und der König Astyages
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Hans Mettel

Der heilige Batholomäus und der König Astyages, 1955 – 1957


Dimensions
21.4 x 30.5 x 5 cm
Physical Description
plaster
Inventory Number
St.P544
Acquisition
Acquired in 1966 from the artist's estate
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Der heilige Batholomäus und der König Astyages (Original Title)
Title Translation
St. Catholic and King Astyages
Artist
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
plaster
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Hans Mettel
Acquisition
Acquired in 1966 from the artist's estate

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984, S. 628, 629

Iconclass

Primary
  • 11H(BARTHOLOMEW) the apostle Bartholomew; possible attributes: book, devil or dragon at feet, knife, scroll, flayed skin, staff
  • 61B2(ASTYAGES) historical person (ASTYAGES)
  • 22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things
Secondary

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Last update

22.10.2021