The Wedding of Esther and Ahasuerus, Giorgio Vasari
Giorgio Vasari
The Wedding of Esther and Ahasuerus
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Giorgio Vasari: Hochzeitsmahl von Esther und Ahasverus, Feder, laviert. Inv. Nr. 791 E, Gabinetto dei Disegni e delle Stampe degli Uffizi, Florenz

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Giorgio Vasari: Hochzeitsmahl von Esther und Ahasverus, ca. 1548-1549, Öl auf Holz. Ehem. Refektorium der Badia di Santa Flora e Lucilla, Arezzo, heute Galleria e Museo Medioevale e Moderno, Arezzo

Giorgio Vasari

The Wedding of Esther and Ahasuerus, ca. 1548 – 1549


Blatt
187 x 434 mm
Physical Description
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk, traces of white heightening (on the dress of the fourth figure from the left), traces of stylus
Inventory Number
428
Object Number
428 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The Wedding of Esther and Ahasuerus
Draughtsman
Production Place
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Pen and brown ink, brown wash, over black chalk, traces of white heightening (on the dress of the fourth figure from the left), traces of stylus
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Verso bezeichnet am oberen Rand (mit der Feder): Giorgio Vasari; Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356)
Watermark
  • Ochsenkopf im Kreis
Work Catalogues
  • Härb 2015.141

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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, Altes Testament, Ester 2,15

Iconclass

Primary
Secondary
  • 41C5 celebration meal, feast, banquet
  • 41AA11 palace - AA - civic architecture: inside

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11.08.2020