The Martyrdom of St Thomas, Master of the Winkler Epitaph
Master of the Winkler Epitaph
The Martyrdom of St Thomas
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Master of the Winkler Epitaph

The Martyrdom of St Thomas, ca. 1480 – 1490


Dimensions
85.8 x 73.7 x 0.9 cm
Physical Description
Mixed media on oak wood, on the reverse a grey-blue-strip
Inventory Number
1538
Acquisition
Acquired in 1916
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Martyrdom of St Thomas
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed media on oak wood, on the reverse a grey-blue-strip
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Unbezeichnet

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 1916

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Die Legenda aurea des Jacobus de Voragine, übersetzt von Richard Benz, Heidelberg 1984, S. 45, 46

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73F2955 death of Thomas: he is brought out of the city by four soldiers, who kill him with their lances
  • 12A521 high priest ~ hierarchy of priests
Secondary
  • 12B6 places and objects of worship ~ non-Christian religions
  • 41A3911 well
  • 41A1 civic architecture; edifices; dwellings
  • 25II12 prospect of city, town panorama, silhouette of city - II - ideal city

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31.03.2021