Hl. Veronika mit dem Schweißtuch Christi

Hl. Veronika mit dem Schweißtuch Christi

More about this artwork
The legend of St Veronica who gave Christ a cloth to wipe the sweat from his brow on his way to Golgotha, emerged around 1300. An impression of Christ’s bloodstained face was left on the cloth. The sudarium became one of the most important relics in Christianity. When displayed in St Peter’s in Rome it drew hundreds of thousands of pilgrims. Hymns and prayers were written as well as pictorial depictions created. This painting is an especially elaborate example that gave the unknown painter his name of convenience.
Displayed
AP OG Saal III
Inventory Number
11866
Birth year of the artist
1400
Year the artist deceased
1425
Dimensions of the object
78,1 x 48,2 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Tannenholz (Abies alba)
Genre
Malerei
Department
Altdeutsche Malerei
Origin
1827 aus der Sammlung Boisserée
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Meister der Münchner hl. Veronika, Hl. Veronika mit dem Schweißtuch Christi, um 1425, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/bwx0B53Gm8 (Last updated on 30.03.2022)

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