The Crucifixion, the Nativity and Saints, Ambrogio Lorenzetti
Ambrogio Lorenzetti
The Crucifixion, the Nativity and Saints
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Ambrogio Lorenzetti

The Crucifixion, the Nativity and Saints, ca. 1320 – 1325


Dimensions
58.8 x 39.1 x 1.7 cm
Physical Description
Poplar
Inventory Number
1005
Acquisition
Acquired in 1865 in an exchange with the Frankfurt Verein für Geschichte und Alterthumskunde
Status
On display

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Basic Information

Title
The Crucifixion, the Nativity and Saints
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Poplar
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf dem Schriftband Johannes d. T.: ECCE * AGNIV * DEI /* QVI TOLLIT

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1865 in an exchange with the Frankfurt Verein für Geschichte und Alterthumskunde

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D643 crucified Christ with Mary, John, and Mary Magdalene
  • 73D642 crucified Christ with Mary Magdalene, who usually weeps and embraces the cross
  • 11H(JOHN THE BAPTIST) John the Baptist; possible attributes: book, reed cross, baptismal cup, honeycomb, lamb, staff
  • 11H(BARTHOLOMEW) the apostle Bartholomew; possible attributes: book, devil or dragon at feet, knife, scroll, flayed skin, staff
  • 11HH(CATHERINE) the virgin martyr Catherine of Alexandria; possible attributes: book, crown, emperor Maxentius, palm-branch, ring, sword, wheel
  • 11HH(CECILIA) the virgin martyr Cecilia of Rome; possible attributes: falcon, musical instruments, organ, wreath of roses and lilies
  • 73B23 adoration of the Christ-child by Mary and Joseph
  • 73B14 annunciation of Christ's birth to the shepherds (and/or shepherdesses) at night; a host of singing angels in the air
Secondary
Alternative
  • 11HH(HELENA) empress Helena, mother of Constantine the Great; possible attributes: model of church, (royal) crown, crown of thorns, cross, three nails

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03.06.2019