König David und Christus, Relief im Campo Santo zu Pisa, Johann Anton Ramboux, after Italian, 10th century;   ?
Johann Anton Ramboux, Italian, 10th century
König David und Christus, Relief im Campo Santo zu Pisa
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Johann Anton Ramboux
afterItalian, 10th century ?

König David und Christus, Relief im Campo Santo zu Pisa, 1818 – 1843

206 x 298 mm
Inventory Number
Bib. 2472
Object Number
Bib. 2472 II 3B
Acquired in 1868
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

König David und Christus, Relief im Campo Santo zu Pisa
  • after Italian, 10th century ?
Adhesive tape
Sammlung von Umrissen und Durchzeichnungen, Band 2
Part Number / Total
2 / 2
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Period Produced
Object Type
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Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet unten mittig (mit Bleistift): + OPUS QUOD UIDETIS BONSUACDICUS FECIT PEO ORATE
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet oben links (mit Bleistift): 737.; oben rechts: 313; mittig rechts: 34
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquired in 1868

Work Content


  • 71H story of David
  • 11D324 'Salvator Mundi', making a blessing gesture; an orb in his hand or at his feet
  • 11I42 the four symbols of the evangelists, 'the apocalyptic beasts'
  • 11I62(DAVID) David (not in biblical context); possible attributes: crown, harp
  • 11D322 Christ enthroned

Research and Discussion


Object History
Johann Anton Ramboux (1790-1866)
Nachlass Johann Anton Ramboux, 1866
Versteigerung durch J.M. Heberle (H. Lempertz), Köln, 23.5.1867 an Ferdinand Prestel, Frankfurt am Main, 1867
verkauft an das Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 1868.


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