Visitation and Adoration of the Magi, Rhenish Master ca. 1330
Rhenish Master ca. 1330
Visitation and Adoration of the Magi
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Rheinischer Meister: Schreinkasten, um 1330, Mischtechnik auf Eichen- und Fichtenholz, 155 x 243 cm, Museum Schloss Braunfels, seit 2015 als Leihgabe im Städel Museum

Kölner Meister: Madonna mit Kind, um 1320-1330, Mischtechnik auf Holz, 132 x 60 cm, Leihgabe aus Privatbesitz im Bayerischen Nationalmuseum, München, seit 2015 als Leihgabe im Städel Museum

Rhenish Master ca. 1330

Visitation and Adoration of the Magi, 1325 – 1335


Dimensions
153.7 x 119.2 x 3.0 cm
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Inventory Number
SG 359
Acquisition
Acquired in 1925
Status
On display, 2nd upper level, Old Masters

Audio

  • 01:30
    Basic information
  • 02:13
    Focus on art history
  • 01:55
    Focus on religion

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Visitation and Adoration of the Magi
Painter
Altar
The Wings of the Altenberg Altarpiece
Backside
Prayer on Mount of Olives, Bearing of the Cross and Resurection of Christ (painted surface heavily damaged)
Part Number / Total
2 / 4
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Physical Description
Mixed technique on fir
Material
Technique
Label at the Time of Manufacture
Spruchband der Heimsuchungsdarstellung: EXQ[U]o + F[A]C[T]A + E[ST] + S[A]L[UT]AC[I]O + EX[U]LTAV[IT] + I[N]FA[N]S + I[N]UT[ER]O+ MEO (In dem Augenblick, als ich Deinen Gruß hörte, hüpfte das Kind vor Freude in meinem Leib.)

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Picture Copyright
© Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1925

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Main Motif
Persons Shown
Associated Persons and Institutions
Illustrated Passage
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Matthäus 2,1-11
  • Bibel, Neues Testament, Lukas 1,39-56

Iconclass

Primary
  • 73A622 Mary and Elisabeth, both pregnant, embracing
  • 73B57 adoration of the kings: the Wise Men present their gifts to the Christ-child (gold, frankincense and myrrh)

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