The Elysian Fields (Dancing nymphs), Hans Thoma
Hans Thoma
The Elysian Fields (Dancing nymphs)
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Realisation

Hans Thoma: Tanzende Nymphen, 1888, Öl auf Pappe, 76 x 97 cm. Ehemals Kunsthandel (Henry Thode, Thoma. Des Meisters Gemälde, Stuttgart, Leipzig 1909, S. 281)

Hans Thoma

The Elysian Fields (Dancing nymphs), 1890


Blatt
239 x 298 mm
Physical Description
Brush in black, watercolour over black and red chalk on wove paper
Inventory Number
SG 2017
Object Number
SG 2017 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Elysian Fields (Dancing nymphs)
Draughtsman
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Brush in black, watercolour over black and red chalk on wove paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert und datiert unten rechts (mit schwarzem Stift): HTh [HT ligiert] 90
Captions Added Later
Verso unten links Stempel der Städtischen Galerie, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2371c), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

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 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 35 pastorals, Arcadian scenes
  • 31A2352(+32) sitting on an elevation (+ right side visible; right - (r. hand, r. foot, etc.))
  • 48CC7351(+1) flute, aulos, tibia - CC - out of doors (+ artist at work)
  • 92L3(+5) nymphs (in general); 'Ninfe in commune' (Ripa) (+ non-aggressive, friendly or neutral activities and relationships)
  • 43C94 group dancing
  • 25HH2143(+1) pond, pool - HH - ideal landscapes (+ landscape with figures, staffage)
  • 25F36(SWAN) water-birds: swan
  • 41C68(+0) fish; still life of fishes (+ variant)

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31.03.2021