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
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
St. John before God and the Elders
Artist
Part of
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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24.11.2020