The Holy Trinity with the Virgin Mary and St John the Evangelist, Master of the Wendelin Altar
Master of the Wendelin Altar
The Holy Trinity with the Virgin Mary and St John the Evangelist
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Master of the Wendelin Altar

The Holy Trinity with the Virgin Mary and St John the Evangelist, 1503


Dimensions
110.5 x 132.0 x 0.8 cm
Physical Description
Mixed media on pine wood, thinned and cradled
Inventory Number
SG 362
Acquisition
Acquired in 1925
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Holy Trinity with the Virgin Mary and St John the Evangelist
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed media on pine wood, thinned and cradled
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf der oberen Leiste und auf den Spruchbändernüber den Nonnen: O mensch Sech mich ann Waß ich alß vor dich geletten hann Anno . dni 1503; O d[omi]ni ∙ miserere ∙ nobis; O ∙ d[omi]ni ∙ miserere ∙ mei

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 1925

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 27,57-61
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 15,42-47
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 23,50-56
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Johannes 19,38-42

Iconclass

Primary
  • 11B the Holy Trinity, 'Trinitas coelestis'; Father, Son and Holy Ghost ~ Christian religion
  • 11F(+1) the Virgin Mary (+ Holy Trinity)
  • 11H(JOHN)(+1) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll (+ Holy Trinity)
  • 11E1 Holy Ghost represented as a dove (in flames)
  • 11G angels
Secondary

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02.07.2020