Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis, Petrus Christus
Petrus Christus
Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis
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Petrus Christus

Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis, 1457


Dimensions
46.7 x 44.6 x min. 0.5 cm
maximum depth
0.5 cm
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Inventory Number
920
Acquisition
Acquired in 1846 as a gift from Johann David Passavant
Status
On display

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Virgin and Child with Saints Jerome and Francis
Painter
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Oil on oak
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Bezeichnet auf der Vorderkante der unteren Thronstufe: + PETRVS·XPI[STVS]· ·ME·FECIT·14[.]7·

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum
Acquisition
Acquired in 1846 as a gift from Johann David Passavant

Work Content

Iconclass

Primary
  • 11F611 'Sacra Conversazione'
  • 11FF4222 Mary sitting or enthroned, the Christ-child sitting on her knee (Christ-child to Mary's left) - FF - the Christ-child to Mary's right
  • 11F731 Mary holding something, e.g. apple, bunch of grapes, crucifix, goldfinch ~ Madonna-representations
  • 11H(JEROME)0 the monk and hermit Jerome (Hieronymus); possible attributes: book, cardinal's hat, crucifix, hour-glass, lion, skull, stone - male saint represented in a group
  • 11H(FRANCIS)0 founder of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans), Francis(cus) of Assisi; possible attributes: book, crucifix, lily, skull, stigmata - male saint represented in a group
Secondary

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20.08.2019