St. John before God and the Elders, Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
St. John before God and the Elders
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Albrecht Dürer

St. John before God and the Elders, ca. 1496 – 1498


Blatt
396 x 277 mm
Inventory Number
31502
Object Number
31502 D
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
St. John before God and the Elders
Artist
Series
Die Apokalypse, Urausgabe Deutsch 1498
Part Number / Total
4 / 16
Period Produced
Object Type
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert unten Mitte: AD
Work Catalogues
  • Bartsch 7.128.63
  • Meder 1932.154.166
  • Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 2.74.114
  • Hollstein German VII.137.166
  • TIB 1001.263

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Offenbarung 4,1-11
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Offenbarung 5,1-14

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73G211 God on his throne, surrounded by the twenty-four elders (wearing crowns and playing harps) and the four Beasts
  • 47I2133 lamb
  • 11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll
  • 11S4 the gate of heaven, entrance to heaven, 'porta coeli'
Secondary
  • 25I5 landscape with tower or castle
  • 25I12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city

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25.11.2021