Jacob’s Dream, Adam Elsheimer
Adam Elsheimer
Jacob’s Dream
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Adam Elsheimer

Jacob’s Dream, 1597 – 1598


Dimensions
19.7 x 26.3 cm
Physical Description
Oil on copper
Inventory Number
2136
Acquisition
Acquired in 1978 with funds provided by the Federal Republic of Germany
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Jacob’s Dream
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on copper
Material
Technique

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 1978 with funds provided by the Federal Republic of Germany

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Genesis 28,11-12

Iconclass

Primary
  • 71C3121 the dream of Jacob: while sleeping on the ground with a stone for pillow Jacob sees a ladder reaching from earth to heaven with angels going up and down; usually with God at the top of the ladder
Secondary

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20.05.2020