Flagellation, Hans Holbein the Elder
Hans Holbein the Elder
Flagellation
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Hans Holbein the Elder

Flagellation, 1501


Dimensions
166.3 x 150.3 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce wood
Inventory Number
HM 16
Acquisition
On permanent loan since 1922 from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

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  • 01:35
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  • 01:51
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  • 01:50
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Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Flagellation
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 since 1922 from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 27,26
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,15
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,1

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D351 flagellation by soldiers, Christ usually tied to a column (Matthew 27:26; Mark 15:15; John 19:1)
  • 12A521 high priest ~ hierarchy of priests
Secondary
  • 41A2 interior of the house

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