Der Tod des Johann von Nepomuk

Der Tod des Johann von Nepomuk

Dating
1865
More about this artwork
This is one of the few religious paintings in Schack's collection. It shows the Christian martyr St John Nepomuk, a priest who was tortured by King Wenceslas IV of Bohemia over matters of church policy. The king finally had him gagged and thrown into the Vlatava from Charles Bridge in Prague. Führich depicts the discovery of his body at the riverside.
Displayed
Not on display
Inventory Number
11446
Birth year of the artist
1800
Year the artist deceased
1876
Dimensions of the object
159,8 x 254,5 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1865 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Joseph von Führich, Der Tod des Johann von Nepomuk, 1865, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/7yxYYkPxYm (Last updated on 21.08.2020)

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