Bildnistriptychon des Oswolt Krel, Mittelteil: Oswolt Krel
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Bildnistriptychon des Oswolt Krel, Mittelteil: Oswolt Krel,

1499
Material / Technology / Carrier
Lindenholz (Tilia sp.)
Dimensions of the object
49,7 x 38,9 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal I
Department
Altdeutsche Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
WAF 230
Acquisition
1828 aus der Sammlung Oettingen-Wallerstein
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Albrecht Dürer, Bildnistriptychon des Oswolt Krel, Mittelteil: Oswolt Krel, 1499, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/7yxYbewLYm (Last updated on 04.12.2023)
Oswolt Krel (d. probably before 1534) stayed for a while in Nuremberg between January 1499 and August 1500 as a bookkeeper for the ‘Große Ravensburger Handelsgesellschaft’. The ‘savage beings’ on the wings (see inv. no. WAF 230a and WAF 230b) were regarded as the legendary descendants of Cain.