Self Portrait (?) with his Wife and Symbols of the Christian Faith, Johann Heinrich Roos   attributed
Johann Heinrich Roos
Self Portrait (?) with his Wife and Symbols of the Christian Faith
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Johann Heinrich Roos attributed

Self Portrait (?) with his Wife and Symbols of the Christian Faith, after 1675


Dimensions
70.1 x 81.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Inventory Number
213
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Self Portrait (?) with his Wife and Symbols of the Christian Faith
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1816 with the founder’s bequest

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Associated Source
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 10,1-16
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Genesis 3,4-5
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Numeri 21,4-9

Iconclass

Primary
  • 48C513 portrait, self-portrait of painter
  • 61B2(ROOS, Johann Heinrich)12 historical person (ROOS, Johann Heinrich) - historical person (ROOS, Johann Heinrich) in a double-portrait
  • 61BB2(ROOS, Anna)12 historical person (ROOS, Anna) - BB - woman - historical person (ROOS, Anna) in a double-portrait
Secondary
  • 11D413 legend of the Holy Grail
  • 11L211 the ten commandments represented together on stone tablets
  • 25G31(ROSE-BUSH)(+1) shrubs: rose-bush (+ plants used symbolically)
  • 11F111 symbols of Mary from litanies
  • 11D326 'Fons Vitae', 'Fons Pietatis'
  • 73C821 the good shepherd (Christ) defending his sheep against wolves; 'I am the good shepherd' (John 10:1-16)
  • 71A411 the serpent tries to persuade Eve to take some of the fruit (usually an apple)
  • 71E324 the brazen serpent (Numbers 21:4-9)

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20.08.2019