Portrait of a Man, Jan van Scorel
Jan van Scorel
Portrait of a Man
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Jan van Scorel

Portrait of a Man, ca. 1530


Dimensions
31.9 x 26.4 x 0.4 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, trimmed on all sides
Inventory Number
1154
Acquisition
Acquired in 1886.
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Portrait of a Man
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, trimmed on all sides
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet rechts neben dem Kopf: Connubialis Amor/de mulcibre fecit Appellem/Quintinus Met=/=siis jncompara=/bilis artis pictori/admiratrix gra/=taq[ue] posteritas/anno post obi=/=tum saeculari/m d cxxix [Der Ehegott Amor machte aus Mulciber einen Apelles. Quentin Massys, dem Maler unvergleichlicher Kunst, die bewundernde und dankbare Nachwelt, einhundert Jahre nach seinem Tode, 1629.]

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1886.

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif

Iconclass

Primary
  • 61B111(+52) anonymous historical person portrayed alone (+ (full) bust portrait)
  • 31D14 adult man
  • 31D14(+4) adult man (+ three-quarter view)
Secondary

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Last update

11.08.2020