Prometheus erschafft den ersten Menschen

Prometheus erschafft den ersten Menschen

Dating
um 1510/15
More about this artwork
Together with its counterpart now in Strasbourg, this spalliera panel painting, originally part of the furnishings for a room, represents the first narrative depiction of the Prometheus saga in painting in the modern era. It is based on Boccaccio’s reinterpretation of the ancient myth, and Piero places the statue of the youth created by Prometheus at the centre.
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 3
Inventory Number
8973
Birth year of the artist
1462
Year the artist deceased
1521
Dimensions of the object
66,4 x 118,2 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Pappelholz (Populus sp.)
Genre
Malerei
Origin
1918 aus der Sammlung Kauffmann, Berlin, erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Piero di Cosimo, Prometheus erschafft den ersten Menschen, um 1510/15, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/gR4k3yN4Ee (Last updated on 24.05.2022)

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