Shepherd Struck by Lightning, Jakob Becker
Jakob Becker
Shepherd Struck by Lightning
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Jakob Becker

Shepherd Struck by Lightning, 1844


Dimensions
121.5 x 185.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Inventory Number
910
Acquisition
Purchased in 1844
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Shepherd Struck by Lightning
Painter
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Signiert und datiert unten, etwas rechts von der Mitte: Becker v. Worms 1844

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Purchased in 1844

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Associated Persons and Institutions

Iconclass

Primary
  • 26E22 accidents with lightning
  • 31E228 death caused by effects of natural surroundings, especially natural catastrophes
  • 31E34 finding a dead person
  • 47I221 herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
  • 46A14 farmers
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14.10.2019