The Crucifixion, Florentine School second half of the 15th century
Florentine School second half of the 15th century
The Crucifixion
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Florentine School second half of the 15th century

The Crucifixion, ca. 1460 – 1480


Dimensions
58.6 x 59.0 x 2.2 cm
Physical Description
Poplar
Inventory Number
764
Acquisition
Acquired in 1828
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Crucifixion
Painter (male)
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Poplar
Material
Technique

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1828

Work Content

Motifs and References

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D61 comprehensive representations of the events on Golgotha during Christ's hanging on the cross, no particular event emphasized
  • 73D58 the superscription: I(esus) N(azarenus) R(ex) I(udaeorum) ~ Christ's crucifixion
  • 73D67141 angel(s) catching Christ's blood in cup(s)
  • 73D625 bystanders at the foot of the cross, among whom Mary, Mary Magdalene and John the Evangelist; Mary may be shown swooning
  • 11HH(MYRRHOPHORES) the three (sometimes four) Maries together; possible attributes: jar of ointment
  • 45B the soldier; the soldier's life
  • 12A521 high priest ~ hierarchy of priests
  • 73D631 the centurion confessing his belief in Christ; sometimes the soldiers do the same
  • 31G361 devil carrying the soul off
Secondary
  • 22C311 nimbus, halo ~ radiance emanating from persons or things
  • 25H112 rocks

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01.07.2019