The Denial of Peter, Adam Elsheimer
Adam Elsheimer
The Denial of Peter
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Adam Elsheimer

The Denial of Peter, ca. 1600 – 1605


Blatt
124 x 167 mm
Physical Description
Pen in brown
Inventory Number
16830
Object Number
16830 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study hall of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Denial of Peter
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Pen in brown
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet oben links (mit Bleistift): DD // [...] 18i9; mittig links: 255 // from / the Wyatt / Collect; unten links: Elsheimer; unten links: Col. Dr. Victor Bloch // Hend[ausradiert] Goodt // S. 1114 / XRCRS
Verso unten mittig Stempel der Sammlung Kurt Meissner, Zürich (Lugt 4665, 4666); Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
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Work Catalogues
  • Jacoby 2008.184.18

Property and Acquisition

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

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 26,64-75
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 14,66-72
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 22,54-62
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 18,15-27

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D331 Peter denies Christ, usually before a girl-servant and some soldiers
  • 31A231(+77) standing figure (+ seven persons)
  • 31B6212 looking downwards
  • 31AA25161 arm or hand held in front of the chest - AA - both arms or hands
  • 31A25552 index finger forwards, pointing, indicating
  • 42F51 maid ~ house personnel

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20.05.2020