Self-Portrait, Otto Scholderer
Otto Scholderer
Self-Portrait
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Otto Scholderer

Self-Portrait, 1875 – 1876


Dimensions
96.5 x 76.5 cm
Physical Description
Oil on Canvas
Inventory Number
1401
Acquisition
Acquired in 1906 with means provided by the Carl Schaub-Stiftung
Status
On display, 1st upper level, Modern Art

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Self-Portrait
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on Canvas
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
signiert oben rechts: "O. Scholderer"

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 1906 with means provided by the Carl Schaub-Stiftung

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 48C513(+2) portrait, self-portrait of painter (+ artist in non-work situation)
  • 61B2(SCHOLDERER, Otto)11(+53) historical person (SCHOLDERER, Otto) - historical person (SCHOLDERER, Otto) portrayed alone (+ half-length portrait)
  • 31D14(+1) adult man (+ front view)
  • 31A231 standing figure
Secondary

Research and Discussion

Provenance

Object History
...
erworben mit Mitteln der Carl Schaub-Stiftung durch das Städelsche Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt am Main, 1906.

Information

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Last update

02.12.2020