The Holy Family with the Dragonfly, Albrecht Dürer
Albrecht Dürer
The Holy Family with the Dragonfly
DE
Back to top

Albrecht Dürer

The Holy Family with the Dragonfly, ca. 1495


Blatt/Platte
237 x 185 mm
Physical Description
Monogrammed copperplate on ribbed laid paper
Inventory Number
31352
Object Number
31352 D
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Holy Family with the Dragonfly
Artist
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Monogrammed copperplate on ribbed laid paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert in der Platte unten mittig: Ad
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet (mit der Feder in Braun): [...]; (mit Bleistift): 2 [im Kreis] / 44
Verso Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Ochsenkopf mit Blume und Dreieck
Work Catalogues
  • Hollstein German VII.36.42
  • TIB 1001.044
  • Schoch/Mende/Scherbaum 1.29.2
  • Meder 1932.86.42
  • Bartsch VII.62.44 1a

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
Public Domain

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73B81 Holy Family (alone), 'Trinitas terrestris'
  • 11C23 God the Father as bearded old man, usually with crown or tiara or sceptre and/or globe
  • 11E1 Holy Ghost represented as a dove (in flames)
  • 31AA2352 sitting on an elevation - AA - female human figure
  • 25F711(DRAGONFLY) insects (DRAGONFLY)
Secondary
  • 41A723 bench
  • 25H2 landscapes with waters, waterscapes, seascapes (in the temperate zone)
  • 41A1 civic architecture; edifices; dwellings

Similar works

  • All
  • Motif
  • Picture Elements
  • Association
  • Atmosphere
  • Emotion

More to discover

Albums

Contact

Do you have any suggestions, questions or information about this work?

Last update

08.02.2023