Inside of the Outer Wings, Passion of Christ (High Altarpiece of the Dominican Church), Hans Holbein the Elder
Hans Holbein the Elder
Inside of the Outer Wings, Passion of Christ (High Altarpiece of the Dominican Church)
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Hans Holbein the Elder

Inside of the Outer Wings, Passion of Christ (High Altarpiece of the Dominican Church), 1501


Gesamtmaß mit Rahmen
348.5 x 644.0 x 4.1 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce
Inventory Number
HM 10-16
Acquisition
On permanent loan since 1922 from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main
Status
See Parts

Audio

  • Basic information
    01:01
  • Focus on Frankfurt
    01:35
  • Focus on art history
    01:51
  • Focus on material
    01:50
  • Exhibition “Holbein and the Renaissance in the North” (2023)
    02:21
  • Exhibition “Holbein and the Renaissance in the North” (2023): Anti-Jewish Propaganda
    01:23

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Inside of the Outer Wings, Passion of Christ (High Altarpiece of the Dominican Church)
Painter
Altar
High Altar of the Dominican Church in Frankfurt
Panel
Christ’s Arrest
Ecce Homo
Christ Crowned with Thorns
Resurrection
Christ before Pontius Pilate
Bearing of the Cross, (Entombment Destroyed)
Flagellation
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Dauerleihgabe des Historischen Museums Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
On permanent loan since 1922 from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D314 the arrest of Christ ~ Garden of Gethsemane
  • 73D313 the kiss of Judas: accompanied by soldiers with torches and lanterns, he kisses Christ
  • 73D3142 Malchus is healed by Christ
  • 73D36 Pilate showing Christ to the people, 'Ostentatio Christi', 'Ecce Homo' (John 19:4-6)
  • 45B the soldier; the soldier's life
  • 73D352 the crowning with thorns: soldiers with sticks place a thorny crown on Christ's head and give him a reed (Matthew 27:27-31; Mark 15:16-20; John 19:2-3)
  • 73E12 Christ, usually holding a banner, arises from the grave; often combined with sleeping and/or frightened soldiers
  • 73EE123 Christ stepping out of the tomb - EE - the tomb closed (with unbroken seals)
  • 73E23 angel(s) addressing the holy women ~ Resurrection of Christ
  • 73D323 Christ before Pontius Pilate (Matthew 27:11-26; Mark 15:2-15; Luke 23:2-7, 23:13-25; John 18:28 - 19:16)
  • 73D41 carrying of the cross: Christ bearing the cross, alone or with the help of others (e.g. Simon the Cyrenian)
  • 11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll
  • 11F2 Mary (without the Christ-child)
  • 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
  • 48C1 architecture
  • 41A323 monumental door, porch, 'aediculum'
  • 41A2 interior of the house
  • 41A4231 canopy, baldachin
  • 48C161 column, pillar ~ architecture
  • 25I1461 city-gate

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19.02.2024