The Decapitation of St John the Baptist, Master of the Eggenburg Altar
Master of the Eggenburg Altar
The Decapitation of St John the Baptist
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Master of the Eggenburg Altar

The Decapitation of St John the Baptist


Dimensions
60.3 x 45.5 x 0.6 cm
Physical Description
Mixed media on spruce wood, thinned and cradled
Inventory Number
1621
Acquisition
Acquired in 1920
Status
Not exhibited

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Decapitation of St John the Baptist
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed media on spruce wood, thinned and cradled
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Unbezeichnet

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1920

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 14,10-11
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 6,27-28
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984, S. 656, 657

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73C1333 the beheading of John the Baptist
Secondary

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05.11.2019