Paumgartner-Altar: Geburt Christi

Paumgartner-Altar: Geburt Christi

Dating
um 1500
More about this artwork
The Adoration of the Christ Child by Maria, Joseph and the shepherds is depicted by Dürer according to the Legenda aurea, placing it in a covered passageway between two dwellings. The Paumgartner family and Barbara Paumgartner's second husband, Hans Schönbach, are shown kneeling in the foreground. On the wings the Paungartner brothers Stephan and Lukas are portrayed a second time as SS George and Eustace. The architectural setting reveals Dürer's preoccupation with the problems of perspective.
Displayed
AP OG Saal II
Inventory Number
706
Birth year of the artist
1471
Year the artist deceased
1528
Dimensions of the object
155 x 126,1 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Lindenholz (Tilia sp.)
Genre
Malerei
Department
Altdeutsche Malerei
Origin
Aus der Kammergalerie Herzog Maximilian I. von Bayern; 1613 aus der Katharinenkirche Nürnberg erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Albrecht Dürer, Paumgartner-Altar: Geburt Christi, um 1500, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/anxgBDj4Eq (Last updated on 07.11.2019)

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