The Nativity, Hans Baldung Grien
Hans Baldung Grien
The Nativity
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Hans Baldung Grien

The Nativity, ca. 1525 – 1530


Dimensions
91.5 x 55.2 x min. 0.6 cm
maximum depth
0.6 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on limewood
Inventory Number
1183
Acquisition
Acquired in 1890
Status
Not on display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Nativity
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on limewood
Material
Technique

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 1890

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 1,18-25
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 2,5-7

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73B13(+3) Mary, Joseph and the new-born Christ (Nativity) (+ angel(s))
  • 11C God the Father
Secondary
  • 73B281 the ox and the ass at the manger ~ Christ's birth

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Last update

22.10.2020