Paar II, Hans Mettel
Hans Mettel
Paar II
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Hans Mettel

Paar II, 1952 – 1953


Dimensions
148.5 x 62 x 58.5 cm
Physical Description
Elmwood
Inventory Number
St.P547
Acquisition
Acquired in 1966 from the artist's estate
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Paar II (Original Title)
Title Translation
Couple II
Artist
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Elmwood
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Hans Mettel
Acquisition
Acquired in 1966 from the artist's estate

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 31AA the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa) - AA - female human figure
  • 31A the (nude) human figure; 'Corpo humano' (Ripa)
  • 41D9 (showing oneself) undressed, quasi-nude
  • 31D15 adult woman
  • 31AA231 standing figure - AA - female human figure
  • 31D14 adult man
  • 31A231 standing figure
  • 33A14 embracing each other, kissing
Secondary
  • 48C244 pedestal of a piece of sculpture (perhaps in the form of a herm)

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Last update

01.02.2023