The Entry into Jerusalem, Hans Holbein the Elder
Hans Holbein the Elder
The Entry into Jerusalem
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Hans Holbein the Elder

The Entry into Jerusalem, 1501


Dimensions
267.1 x 64.5 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce
Inventory Number
HM 17
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922
Status
On display, Special Exhibitions

Audio

  • Basic information
    01:01
  • Focus on Frankfurt
    01:35
  • Focus on art history
    01:51
  • Focus on material
    01:50

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Entry into Jerusalem
Painter
Altar
Predella of the High Altarpiece of the Dominican Church in Frankfurt
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on spruce
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Schrift auf dem Mantelsaum, auf dem der Esel steht ist nicht genauer zu identifizieren, sie besteht entweder aus unzusammenhängenden, oder aus pseudohebräischen Zeichen

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Departement
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Dauerleihgabe des Historischen Museums Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain
Acquisition
On permanent loan from Historisches Museum Frankfurt am Main since 1922

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 21,7-11
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 19,35-38
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 12,12-19

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73D14 entry into Jerusalem: people spreading their clothes before Christ on the ass, and waving palm branches (Matthew 21:1-11, 21:14-16; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:28-40; John 12:12-19)
Secondary

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10.04.2024