The Conversion of Saint Paul, Adam Elsheimer
Adam Elsheimer
The Conversion of Saint Paul
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Adam Elsheimer

The Conversion of Saint Paul, ca. 1598


Dimensions
19.6 x 25.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on copper
Inventory Number
2107
Acquisition
Acquired in 1966
Status
On display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Conversion of Saint Paul
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on copper
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1966

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Apostelgeschichte 9

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73F2212 on the way to Damascus Christ appears to Saul, who falls from his horse and is blinded by the light
Secondary

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31.01.2019