Octavian vor der verzweifelnden Kleopatra, Gottlieb Welté
Gottlieb Welté
Octavian vor der verzweifelnden Kleopatra
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Octavian vor der verzweifelnden Kleopatra


Blatt
236 x 195 mm
Inventory Number
1732
Object Number
1732 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Octavian vor der verzweifelnden Kleopatra
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Plutarch: Vitae parallelae, Antonius, 83
  • Cassius Dio: Römische Geschichte, 51, 11, 6-13, 3
  • William Shakespeare: Antonius und Kleopatra, 5. Akt, 2. Szene

Iconclass

Primary
  • 98C(CLEOPATRA)68 death of Cleopatra: she commits suicide by holding to her breast an asp, which she has taken from a basket of figs
  • 98B(MARK ANTONY)6 suffering, misfortune of Mark Antony
  • 45M2 soldiers and civilians
  • 41AA11 palace - AA - civic architecture: inside

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Last update

24.11.2020