The Assumption of the Virgin with Saint John the Baptist, aint Sebastian and a Donor, Giacomo Francia, Giulio Francia
Giacomo Francia, Giulio Francia
The Assumption of the Virgin with Saint John the Baptist, aint Sebastian and a Donor
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Giacomo Francia
Giulio Francia

The Assumption of the Virgin with Saint John the Baptist, aint Sebastian and a Donor, ca. 1530


Dimensions
236.4 x 148.1 x 2.8 cm
Physical Description
Poplar
Inventory Number
844
Acquisition
Acquired in 1832
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Assumption of the Virgin with Saint John the Baptist, aint Sebastian and a Donor
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Poplar
Material
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf dem Schriftband Johannes d. T.: ECCE. AGNVS. DEI. ECCE QVI. TOLLIT. PECCATA. MVNDI.
Bezeichnet auf dem Notenblatt: assumpta est Maria/in coelu[m] ga[...]et an/laudames [...] di cum

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1832

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73E77(+5) the assumption of Mary ('assumptio corporis'): she is borne into heaven by angels (+ donor(s), supplicant(s), whether or not with patron saint(s))
  • 11H(JOHN THE BAPTIST) John the Baptist; possible attributes: book, reed cross, baptismal cup, honeycomb, lamb, staff
  • 11H(SEBASTIAN) the martyr Sebastian; possible attributes: arrow(s), bow, tree-trunk
  • 11I3 the twelve apostles (as a group), usually with books or scrolls (not in biblical context)
  • 61E(EPHESUS) names of cities and villages (EPHESUS)
  • 11G21 angels singing, making music
  • 11G191 angel(s) represented as child(ren)
Secondary

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11.08.2020