Saint Lawrence, Mathis Gothart Nithart called Grünewald
Mathis Gothart Nithart called Grünewald
Saint Lawrence
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Mathis Gothart Nithart called Grünewald

Saint Lawrence, ca. 1509 – 1510


Dimensions
99.1 x 43.0 x min. 1.3 cm
maximum depth
1.3 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Inventory Number
HM 36
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Audio

  • 01:21
    Basic information
  • 01:51
    Focus on Frankfurt

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Saint Lawrence
Painter
Altar
Stationary Wings of the Heller Altarpiece with Sts. Lawrence and Cyriacus
Backside
Column (fragment, upper half); verso of HM 36
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet unten rechts: ·MG·N· (MG monogrammiert; unteres Viertel ergänzt)
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet unten mittig auf der Sockelkante (vermutlich getreue Kopie der Inschrift auf dem Rahmen): · S · LAVRENCIVS ·

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Dauerleihgabe des Historischen Museums Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Associated Source
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984

Iconclass

Primary
  • 11H(LAURENCE) the martyr and deacon Laurence of Rome; possible attributes: book, censer, cross, dalmatic, gridiron, palm, purse (or cup with golden coins)
Secondary
  • 48A9831 foliage, tendrils, branches ~ ornament

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24.11.2020