The Lamentation, Dutch Master around 1475
Dutch Master around 1475
The Lamentation
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Dieric Bouts: Beweinung Christi, ca. 1455-60, Holz, 69 x 49 cm, Musée du Louvre, Paris, Inv. Nr. R.F. 1

Dutch Master around 1475

The Lamentation, ca. 1470 – 1480


Dimensions
70.1 x 50.7 x 1.0 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, beveled on all sides
Inventory Number
1268
Acquisition
Acquired in 1895 as a gift by Josephine and Anton Brentano
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Lamentation
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak wood, reverse original, beveled on all sides
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Unbezeichnet

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Foto: U. Edelmann
Acquisition
Acquired in 1895 as a gift by Josephine and Anton Brentano

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
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
  • 73D72(+2) the mourning over the dead Christ (+ Mary)
  • 73D721 lamentation over the dead Christ by his relatives and friends (Christ usually without crown of thorns)
  • 73D72121 Christ's body supported by Mary, others present
  • 11H(JOHN) the apostle John the Evangelist; possible attributes: book, cauldron, chalice with snake, eagle, palm, scroll
  • 11HH(MARY MAGDALENE) the penitent harlot Mary Magdalene; possible attributes: book (or scroll), crown, crown of thorns, crucifix, jar of ointment, mirror, musical instrument, palm-branch, rosary, scourge
  • 73D58 the superscription: I(esus) N(azarenus) R(ex) I(udaeorum) ~ Christ's crucifixion
Secondary

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29.09.2020