The Agony in the Garden, Master of the Friedrich Altar  workshop
Master of the Friedrich Altar
The Agony in the Garden
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Meister des Friedrichs-Altars: Letztes Abendmahl, um 1440/1450, Malerei auf Lindenholz, 35,4 x 27 cm, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Wien, Inv. Nr. 4889

Master of the Friedrich Altar workshop

The Agony in the Garden, ca. 1440


Dimensions
35.7 x 26.9 x 0.7 cm
Physical Description
Mixed media on limewood, original reverse
Inventory Number
1695
Acquisition
Acquired in 1923
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Agony in the Garden
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed media on limewood, original reverse
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Unbezeichnet

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1923

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
  • 22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things
  • 25G3 trees
  • 25H112 rocks

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12.01.2021