Der hl. Franziskus in Ekstase

Der hl. Franziskus in Ekstase

More about this artwork
St Francis of Assisi is looking heavenwards, stricken by an innerfelt religious experience; one hand is resting on a skull. This picture topos originated in Italy and spread to Spain. Zurbarán depicts the saint wearing the habit of the Capuchins, a Franciscan reform order. The softly painted contours and the use of diffuse light indicate that this painting is a late work. The painting entered the Mannheim Gallery before 1756—erroneously attributed to Guido Reni.
Displayed
AP OG Saal XIII
Inventory Number
504
Birth year of the artist
1598
Year the artist deceased
1664
Dimensions of the object
64,7 x 53,1 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
Spanische Malerei
Origin
1799 aus der Galerie Mannheim
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Francisco de Zurbarán y Salazar, Der hl. Franziskus in Ekstase, um 1660, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/5RGQJlX4z3 (Last updated on 19.01.2022)

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