The Crucifixion of Christ, Master of Frankfurt
Master of Frankfurt
The Crucifixion of Christ
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Master of Frankfurt

The Crucifixion of Christ, 1500 – 1504


Dimensions
118.3 x 77.3 cm
Physical Description
Mixed media on oak wood, arched top, thinned and mounted on a cradled wooden support
Inventory Number
715
Object Number
715A
Acquisition
Acquired in 1818
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Crucifixion of Christ
Painter
Altar
Crucifixion Triptych of the Humbracht Family of Frankfurt
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed media on oak wood, arched top, thinned and mounted on a cradled wooden support
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf dem Schriftband: * VERE * FILIVS * DEI * ERAT * ISTE *

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1818

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 27,35-56
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,22-41
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,32-49
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,18-30

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73DD61 comprehensive representations of the events on Golgotha during Christ's hanging on the cross, no particular event emphasized - DD - only Christ on the cross
  • 73D625 bystanders at the foot of the cross, among whom Mary, Mary Magdalene and John the Evangelist; Mary may be shown swooning
  • 73D642 crucified Christ with Mary Magdalene, who usually weeps and embraces the cross
  • 11HH(MYRRHOPHORES) the three (sometimes four) Maries together; possible attributes: jar of ointment
  • 45B the soldier; the soldier's life
  • 73D58 the superscription: I(esus) N(azarenus) R(ex) I(udaeorum) ~ Christ's crucifixion
Secondary

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