The Agony in the Garden, Nuremberg Master of the Altarpiece of the Virgin
Nuremberg Master of the Altarpiece of the Virgin
The Agony in the Garden
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Nuremberg Master of the Altarpiece of the Virgin

The Agony in the Garden, ca. 1420 – 1430


Dimensions
98.1 x 120.2 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on wood, transferred to canvas
Inventory Number
1792
Acquisition
Acquired in 1925 with funds provided by the Jakob H. Schiff Foundation, Property of Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V.
Status
On loan

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Agony in the Garden
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on wood, transferred to canvas
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1925 with funds provided by the Jakob H. Schiff Foundation, Property of Städelscher Museums-Verein e.V.

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 26,36-44
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 14,32-39
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 22,39-45
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 18,1

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D312 Christ's prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane during the night
  • 73D31211 agony of Christ; three (or eleven) apostles sleeping
  • 11H(PETER) the apostle Peter, first bishop of Rome; possible attributes: book, cock, (upturned) cross, (triple) crozier, fish, key, scroll, ship, tiara
  • 11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll
  • 11H(JAMES THE GREAT) the apostle James the Great; possible attributes: book, pilgrim's cloak, hat, shell, staff, and wallet, scroll, sword
Secondary

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