The widow's penny, Nicolas Poussin   ?
Nicolas Poussin
The widow's penny
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Nicolas Poussin ?

The widow's penny


Blatt
121 x 183 mm
Inventory Number
1844
Object Number
1844 Z
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
The widow's penny
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Verso unten rechts Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Nicht geprüft
Work Catalogues
  • Rosenberg/Prat 1994.II.886.R.430

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, Markus 12,41-44
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 22,15-22
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Markus 12,13-17
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 20,20-26

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73C7215 the widow's mite: Christ draws the disciples' attention to a woman who puts a few coins in the temple's money chest (Mark 12:41-44; Luke 21:1-4)
Alternative
  • 73C72473 Christ (in the temple) in debate with Pharisees about the tribute to Caesar (Matthew 22:15-22; Mark 12:13-17; Luke 20:20-26)

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Last update

15.02.2021