King Solomon Receiving the Queen of Sheba, Master of the von Groote Adoration
Master of the von Groote Adoration
King Solomon Receiving the Queen of Sheba
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Master of the von Groote Adoration

King Solomon Receiving the Queen of Sheba, 1516 – 1519


Dimensions
max. 100.4 x 42.8 cm
minimum height
92.7 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on oak
Inventory Number
2253
Object Number
2253C
Acquisition
Acquired in 2008 as donation of Dagmar Westberg
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Audio

  • 01:38
    Basic information
  • 01:51
    Focus on art history
  • 01:25
    Focus on cultural history
  • 01:43
    Focus on religion

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
King Solomon Receiving the Queen of Sheba
Painter
Tryptich
Triptych with the Adoration of the Magi and Old Testament Scenes
Part Number / Total
3 / 3
Production Place
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on oak
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 2008 as donation of Dagmar Westberg

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, 1. Könige 10,1-10
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, 2. Chronik 9,1-9

Iconclass

Primary
  • 71I334 homage to Solomon: the queen of Sheba gives Solomon gold, precious stones and spices
  • 71I332 the queen of Sheba before Solomon, testing him with questions
  • 44B152 royal household; courtiers, retinue, train
Secondary

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02.07.2020