Fragment of an Altarpiece with a Standing Saint, The Birth of Christ, and The Presentation in the Temple, Spanish Master first half of the 14th century
Spanish Master first half of the 14th century
Fragment of an Altarpiece with a Standing Saint, The Birth of Christ, and The Presentation in the Temple
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Spanish Master first half of the 14th century

Fragment of an Altarpiece with a Standing Saint, The Birth of Christ, and The Presentation in the Temple


Dimensions
54.2 x 54.2 x min. 1.9 cm
maximum depth
2.4 cm
Physical Description
Walnut
Inventory Number
1463
Acquisition
Acquired in 1910 as a gift from Mathilde Kocherthaler
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Fragment of an Altarpiece with a Standing Saint, The Birth of Christ, and The Presentation in the Temple
Painter
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Walnut
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet zwischen den beiden Bildfeldern: .AQI: YAZE: PARIDA: S[Kürzungsstrich]: MARIA: AQI: DEN[Kürzungsstrich über N] [...] / +: AQI: OFRADA: ALTEMPLO: ALSU: FIYO: SATA[Kürzungsstrich über erstem A] [...]; auf dem Spruchband des Engels: ANUCIO [Kürzungsstrich zwischen U und C an der Grundlinie der Schrift] [...]

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 1910 as a gift from Mathilde Kocherthaler

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 1,18-25
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 2,5-7
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 2,22-38

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73B2(+31) adoration of the Christ-child ~ Christ's birth (+ angel(s) floating in the air)
  • 73B281 the ox and the ass at the manger ~ Christ's birth
  • 73B4 presentation of the Christ-child in the temple, usually Simeon (and Anna) present (Luke 2:22-39)

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Last update

25.08.2020