The Annuciation to St Joachim, Macrino d'Alba
Macrino d'Alba
The Annuciation to St Joachim
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Macrino d'Alba

The Annuciation to St Joachim, ca. 1493 – 1494


Dimensions
112.2 x 53.9 x min. 3.1 cm
height (sides)
113.2 cm
height (centre)
139.9 cm
maximum depth
4.9 cm
Physical Description
Poplar
Inventory Number
837
Object Number
837B
Acquisition
Acquired in 1831
Status
On display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Annuciation to St Joachim
Painter
Altar
Virgin and Child, The Annunciation to Joachim, and The Meeting at the Golden Gate
Part Number / Total
2 / 3
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Poplar
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1831

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984, S. 680

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73A2332 annunciation of the birth of Mary to Joachim by an angel
  • 31A233(+4) kneeling figure (+ three-quarter view)
  • 11Q21 one person praying
  • 11G1921 angel(s) with book(-scroll) or banderole
Secondary
  • 22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things
  • 47I221 herding, herdsman, herdswoman, shepherd, shepherdess, cowherd, etc.
  • 25H112 rocks
  • 25G3 trees
  • 48C149 ruin of a building ~ architecture
  • 12F61 temple, shrine ~ Roman religion
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