The Bearing of the Cross, The Crucifixion and The Lamentation, Girolamo di Benvenuto
Girolamo di Benvenuto
The Bearing of the Cross, The Crucifixion and The Lamentation
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Girolamo di Benvenuto

The Bearing of the Cross, The Crucifixion and The Lamentation, 1501 – 1600


Dimensions
57.7 x 111 x 1.4 cm
Physical Description
Poplar
Inventory Number
776
Acquisition
Acquired in 1823
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Bearing of the Cross, The Crucifixion and The Lamentation
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Poplar
Material
Technique

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 1823

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 27,31-32
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,20-21
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,26-31
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,16-17
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 27,45-56
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,33-41
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,44-49
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,25-30
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 27,57-61
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,42-47
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,50-55
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,38-42

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D41 carrying of the cross: Christ bearing the cross, alone or with the help of others (e.g. Simon the Cyrenian)
  • 73D413 Christ meets Mary, who sometimes swoons ('Lo Spasimo') ~ Christ carrying the cross
  • 73D642 crucified Christ with Mary Magdalene, who usually weeps and embraces the cross
  • 31A2331 kneeling on both knees
  • 73D58 the superscription: I(esus) N(azarenus) R(ex) I(udaeorum) ~ Christ's crucifixion
  • 73D721 lamentation over the dead Christ by his relatives and friends (Christ usually without crown of thorns)
  • 73D72121 Christ's body supported by Mary, others present
Secondary
  • 22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things
  • 25H114 low hill country
  • 25H214 lake

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Last update

11.08.2020