Lesender Alter, Gerhard Marcks
Gerhard Marcks
Lesender Alter
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Gerhard Marcks

Lesender Alter, 1947


Dimensions
15.8 x 8.2 cm
diameter
10.0 cm
Physical Description
bronze
Inventory Number
St.P463
Acquisition
Acquired in 2000
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Lesender Alter (Original Title)
Title Translation
Geriatric Reader
Artist
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
bronze
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn 2023
Acquisition
Acquired in 2000

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa)
  • 41D9 (showing oneself) undressed, quasi-nude
  • 31D14 adult man
  • 31A235 sitting figure
  • 49N reading
Secondary
  • 49MM32 book - MM - book open
  • 48C244 pedestal of a piece of sculpture (perhaps in the form of a herm)

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Last update

01.02.2023