The Adoration of the Magi, Parmigianino
Parmigianino
The Adoration of the Magi
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Realisation

Nicolas Beatrizet: Anbetung der Könige, Kupferstich, 356 x 248 mm (Bartsch XV.235.13)

Parmigianino

The Adoration of the Magi, ca. 1527 – 1530


Blatt
341 x 245 mm
Inventory Number
402
Object Number
402 Z
Status
On display, Department of Prints and Drawings Exhibition Gallery

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Adoration of the Magi
Draughtsman
Production Place
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet unten links (mit der Feder in Braun): Pamigi[anino] [unter UV-Licht sichtbar]; unten rechts: le Parmesan; verso bezeichnet oben links (mit der Feder in Braun): 24 [auf dem Kopf stehend]; unten links: a
Unten rechts Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer; verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Halbmond mit fünf Strahlen, darüber Kreuz [Bindedraht als Mittelachse]
Work Catalogues
  • Gnann I.456.660
  • Popham I.79.137

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 2,1-11
Associated Source
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, 1. Petrusbrief 2,4-7

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73B57 adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh)
Secondary

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20.05.2020