Beweinung Christi ("Glimsche Beweinung")
Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528)

Beweinung Christi ("Glimsche Beweinung"),

um 1500
Material / Technology / Carrier
Fichtenholz (Picea sp.)
Dimensions of the object
151,9 x 121,6 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal II
Department
Altdeutsche Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
704
Acquisition
Aus der Kammergalerie Herzog Maximilian I. von Bayern; 1598/1607 aus der Sammlung Imhoff in Nürnberg erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Albrecht Dürer, Beweinung Christi ("Glimsche Beweinung"), um 1500, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/Y0GRY2XLRX (Last updated on 23.02.2022)
The ‘Glim Lamentation’ is the epitaph of the Nuremberg goldsmith Albrecht Glim and his wife, Margret Holtzmann, who died in 1500. Both are depicted in the foreground with their children and the family coat of arms. The epitaph originally hung on a pillar in the Predigerkirche in Nuremberg, in which Albrecht Grim’s tomb was located. His son had the painting removed before 1547 and sold it. Stylistic parallels to Dürer’s works at the end of the fifteenth century are clearly obvious (see, for example, ‘The Apocalypse’ series of woodcuts).

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