High Altar of the Dominican Church in Frankfurt:
Tree of Jesse, Hans Holbein the Elder
Hans Holbein the Elder
High Altar of the Dominican Church in Frankfurt: Tree of Jesse
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Hans Holbein the Elder

High Altar of the Dominican Church in Frankfurt: Tree of Jesse, 1501


Dimensions
166.2 x 150.0 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spuce wood
Inventory Number
HM 7
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

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  • 01:01
    Basic information
  • 01:35
    Focus on Frankfurt
  • 01:51
    Focus on art history
  • 01:50
    Focus on material

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
High Altar of the Dominican Church in Frankfurt: Tree of Jesse
Painter
Altar
Exterior Wings of the Frankfurt Dominican Altarpiece
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spuce wood
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Beischrift des Mannes unten links: ·IOSAPAHT·
Beischrift des Mannes unten rechts: ·IORAM·
Beischrift des bartlosen Mannes ganz links: ·ACHAS·
Beischrift des rot gekleideten Mannes rechts: ·EZECHIAS·
Beischrift des bärtigen Mannes oben links: ·IOSIAS·
Beischrift des bärtigen Mannes oben rechts: ·IHECONIAS·
Inschrift auf der oberen Rahmung der gemalten Steinnische: ·VIRGO·DEI·GENITRIX ·VIRGA·EST·FLOS·FILIVS·EIVS·

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 from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 42G1 family lineage, pedigree, genealogical tree or table
  • 73A21 tree of Jesse: genealogical tree showing Christ's ancestors, sprouting from Jesse's loins
  • 11FF4222 Mary sitting or enthroned, the Christ-child sitting on her knee (Christ-child to Mary's left) - FF - the Christ-child to Mary's right
  • 11I62(JOSAPHAT) male persons from the Old Testament (JOSAPHAT) (JOSAPHAT)
  • 11I62(AHAZ) male persons from the Old Testament (AHAZ) (AHAZ)
  • 11I62(JOSCHIJA) male persons from the Old Testament (JOSCHIJA) (JOSCHIJA)
  • 11I62(JECHONIAS) male persons from the Old Testament (JECHONIAS) (JECHONIAS)
  • 11I62(EZEKIEL) Ezekiel (not in biblical context); possible attributes: book or scroll, double wheel
  • 11I62(JEHORAM) male persons from the Old Testament (JEHORAM) (JEHORAM)
Secondary
  • 44B191 crown (symbol of sovereignty)

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02.12.2020