The Night, Hans Thoma
Hans Thoma
The Night
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Realisation

Hans Thoma: Die Nacht, 1876, Öl auf Leinwand, 74 x 62 cm. Standort unbekannt, ehemals Sammlung Hermann Fries, Frankfurt am Main (Henry Thode: Thoma. Des Meisters Gemälde, Stuttgart, Leipzig 1909, S. 95)

Hans Thoma

The Night, ca. 1876


Blatt
414 x 328 mm
Physical Description
Gouache and coloured chalk over brush in black and charcoal brushed on light brown wove paper
Inventory Number
SG 2080
Object Number
SG 2080 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Night
Draughtsman
Period Produced
Object Type
Physical Description
Gouache and coloured chalk over brush in black and charcoal brushed on light brown wove paper
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Monogrammiert unten rechts (mit roter Kreide): HTh [HT ligiert]
Captions Added Later
Verso unten links Stempel der Städtischen Galerie, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2371c), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft

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 1939 as a gift from the Eiser-Küchler Thoma Collection

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre

Iconclass

Primary
  • 23R140 personification of the night, 'Nox'; 'Notte', 'Carro della notte', 'Serenità della notte' (Ripa)
  • 42B742(2) mother and child(2), woman and child(2) (2) (2)
  • 31BB10 'Sonno' (Ripa) - BB - out of doors
  • 24F2 stars in the firmament

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15.02.2021