Der zwölfjährige Jesus unter den Schriftgelehrten
Matthias Stom (1589-1670)

Der zwölfjährige Jesus unter den Schriftgelehrten,

um 1640/45
Material / Technology / Carrier
Leinwand
Dimensions of the object
201,5 x 148,6 cm
Displayed
AP OG Saal IX
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
1796
Acquisition
1799 aus der Galerie Zweibrücken
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Matthias Stom, Der zwölfjährige Jesus unter den Schriftgelehrten, um 1640/45, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/apG9nZM4Zn (Last updated on 10.01.2022)
St. Luke’s Gospel tells of how Mary and Joseph celebrated the Feast of the Passover and set off on their journey back home without noticing that their son had stayed behind in Jerusalem. After searching for him for three days they found Jesus in the temple debating with the doctors. Stom depicts this scene as a discussion and confrontation between the teaching boy and the tight throng of scholars who react excitedly, contradict him, and reflect upon what they hear.

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