Four Naked Women (The Four Witches), Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
Four Naked Women (The Four Witches)
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Albrecht Dürer

Four Naked Women (The Four Witches), 1496 – 1497


Blatt
193 x 136 mm
Darstellung
189 x 132 mm
Inventory Number
31389
Object Number
31389 D
Acquisition
Ancient holdings; acquired before 1825
Status
On display, Department of Prints and Drawings Exhibition Gallery

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Four Naked Women (The Four Witches)
Artist
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert in der Platte unten mittig: AD; bezeichnet in der Platte auf der herabhängenden Kugel: 1497 / O. G. H.
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet (mit Bleistift): 75
Verso Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • Nicht vorhanden
Work Catalogues
  • Hollstein German VII.63.69
  • TIB 1001.075
  • Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 1.61.17
  • Meder 1932.97.69
  • Bartsch VII.89.75 1 b oder e

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
Ancient holdings; acquired before 1825

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions
Associated Medium
  • Kramer, Heinrich: Hexenhammer (Malleus Maleficarum), um 1480

Iconclass

Primary
  • 31D15(+74) adult woman (+ four persons)
  • 41D9 (showing oneself) undressed, quasi-nude
Secondary
  • 11K devil(s) and demons
  • 49D48 sphere, globe ~ stereometry
  • 31F11 death's head, skull (symbol of Death)
  • 41AA1 civic architecture; edifices; dwellings - AA - civic architecture: inside

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Last update

30.09.2022