The Elders Accusing Susanna of Adultery, Vinzenz Fischer   attributed
Vinzenz Fischer
The Elders Accusing Susanna of Adultery
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Vinzenz Fischer attributed

The Elders Accusing Susanna of Adultery, after 1761


Dimensions
52.0 x 104.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Inventory Number
1957
Acquisition
Acquired in 1941
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Elders Accusing Susanna of Adultery
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on canvas
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Unbezeichnet

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 1941

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Altes Testament, Daniel 13,28-50

Iconclass

Primary
  • 71P414 the youth Daniel opposes the verdict against Susanna
  • 41A541 balustrade
Secondary
  • 48C161 column, pillar ~ architecture
  • 48C1 architecture
  • 26A clouds

Research and Discussion

Provenance

Object History
...
Versteigerung durch Kunsthaus Wilhelm Ettle, Frankfurt am Main [der Einlieferer wird im Auktionskat. als "Dr. L. II" angegeben] an die Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, 20. Mai 1941 (Los-Nr. 15).

Information

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Last update

22.10.2021