The Nativity, Martin Schongauer  succession
Martin Schongauer
The Nativity
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Martin Schongauer succession

The Nativity, ca. 1480 – 1500


Blatt
min. 153 x 285 mm
maximum height
198 mm
Inventory Number
639
Object Number
639 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Nativity
Draughtsman
Production Place
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Bezeichnet unten rechts (mit der Feder in Grau): Diss hat mein Anherr gemacht vnd mein Vatter Johann Neudorffer schenckt es mir 1554; verso bezeichnet (mit Bleistift): Martin Schongauer geb. um 1420 gest. 1488; Neudorfer
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft
Work Catalogues
  • Winzinger 1962.99.74

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 2,1-20

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73B23 adoration of the Christ-child by Mary and Joseph
Secondary
  • 31B6212 looking downwards
  • 11F453 Mary kneeling (on the ground), the Christ-child lying in front of her
  • 47I17(STRAW) agricultural products and by-products: straw
  • 11Q21 one person praying

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Last update

18.01.2021