Die Anbetung der Könige (Kopie nach Hugo van der Goes)

Die Anbetung der Könige (Kopie nach Hugo van der Goes)

Artist
Gerard David
Dating
um 1495/1505
More about this artwork
David took the orientation of his work from a composition from Hugo van der Goes, which today no longer exists. The Kings reverently approach the new born Child and his Mother. In contrast to van der Weyden's Columba altarpiece, here they maintain a certain distance. This divides the composition into two halves, which are however connected through the use of sheaves of grain in the foreground, symbolizing the sacrament of the Eucharist that joins God and His people.
Displayed
AP OG Saal I
Inventory Number
715
Birth year of the artist
1460
Year the artist deceased
1523
Dimensions of the object
123,7 x 166,1 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Eichenholz
Origin
1816 aus einer Pariser Privatsammlung erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Gerard David, Die Anbetung der Könige (Kopie nach Hugo van der Goes), um 1495/1505, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/jWLpO9XxKY (Last updated on 30.04.2020)

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