Saint Augustine disputing with the heretic Fortunatus, Umbrian Master ca. 1500
Umbrian Master ca. 1500
Saint Augustine disputing with the heretic Fortunatus
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Umbrian Master ca. 1500

Saint Augustine disputing with the heretic Fortunatus, ca. 1510


Dimensions
29.5 x 47.1 x 3.0 cm
Physical Description
Poplar
Inventory Number
LGBRD 3
Acquisition
On permanent loan from the Federal Republic of Germany since 1966
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Audio

  • 01:51
    Basic information
  • 01:24
    Focus on art history
  • 01:49
    Focus on religion

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Saint Augustine disputing with the heretic Fortunatus
Painter
Altar
Scenes from the Life of Saint Augustine
Part Number / Total
3 / 3
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Poplar
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf der Vorderkante des Sockels in der Bildmitte: S. AGVSTINVS

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
On permanent loan from the Federal Republic of Germany since 1966

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984, S. 641

Iconclass

Primary
  • 49C4 discussion, dialogue, dispute ~ scholar, philosopher
  • 11H(AUGUSTINE) Augustine, bishop of Hippo; possible attributes: arrows piercing his breast, book, child with spoon, flaming heart, heart (pierced with arrows), pen
  • 61B2(FORTUNATUS) historical person (FORTUNATUS)
Secondary

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05.11.2019