Mucius Scaevola verbrennt seine Hand vor Porsenna, Swiss, 16th century
Swiss, 16th century
Mucius Scaevola verbrennt seine Hand vor Porsenna
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Swiss, 16th century

Mucius Scaevola verbrennt seine Hand vor Porsenna


Blatt
214 x 165 mm
Inventory Number
6775
Object Number
6775 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1886
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

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Title
Mucius Scaevola verbrennt seine Hand vor Porsenna
Draughtsman
  • Swiss, 16th century
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert (?) und bezeichnet unten mittig (mit der Feder in Schwarz): Michel Zender der Jung / der zitt schriber zu Frien / isperg vnd Martha Lauber / HZ; oben mittig: am 67 blatt / Titi Livii Das II Bvc
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
Acquired in 1886

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Livius: Ab urbe condita, 2, 12, 13

Iconclass

Primary
  • 98B(SCAEVOLA, C.M.)61 Gaius Mucius Scaevola before Porsena: he thrusts his right hand into the flames (the body of the king's secretary who erroneously had been killed instead of Porsena may be seen lying on the ground)
  • 45B(+2) the soldier; the soldier's life (+ land forces)
  • 45C41 (military) camp with tents
  • 11Q71483 church bell

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19.02.2024