Die Kreuzigung Christi
Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti) (1519-1594)

Die Kreuzigung Christi,

um 1550/55
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
153,5 x 247 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal IX
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
4590
Acquisition
Aus der Kurfürstlichen Galerie
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Jacopo Tintoretto (Jacopo Robusti), Die Kreuzigung Christi, um 1550/55, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/PdxzEmm4w5 (Last updated on 09.08.2022)
Immersed in a supernatural light, the monochromatic figures stand glaringly against the black sky. The sketchy painting style gives them a fleeting appearance and, as such, lends the scene a visionary character. Tintoretto demonstrates here his painterly prowess that was admired by his contemporaries and, at the same time, perceived as aesthetically shocking. This painting, a work in its own right, was long interpreted as an oil sketch for Tintoretto’s ‘Crucifixion’ in the Scuola Grande di San Rocco in Venice (1566).

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