Salome (nach Tizian)

Salome (nach Tizian)

Dating
1864
More about this artwork
The drama surrounding the murder of St John the Baptist is condensed into a contemplative image featuring the half-length figure of Salome holding the charger with St John’s head. Jacob Burckhardt described this Salome in 1855 as a ‘noble Venetian beauty, withal clever and cold’. Lenbach, who copied the picture in Rome at a time when it was thought to be by Pordenone, praised it as ‘[one of] the most beautiful paintings in the world’.
Inventory Number
11437
Birth year of the artist
1836
Year the artist deceased
1904
Dimensions of the object
86,2 x 68,7 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Öl auf Leinwand
Genre
Malerei
Department
19. Jahrhundert
Origin
1864 durch Adolf Friedrich Graf von Schack erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München
Citation
Franz von Lenbach, Salome (nach Tizian), 1864, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Sammlung Schack München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/ma4dPoE4rO (Last updated on 28.11.2019)

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