Versuchung des hl. Antonius
Johann Liss (1597-1631)

Versuchung des hl. Antonius,

um 1624/25
Material / Technology / Carrier
Kupfer
Dimensions of the object
22 x 16,8 cm
Displayed
AP OG Kabinett 13
Department
Deutsche Malerei
Genre
Malerei
Inventory number
ESK 8
Acquisition
2007 als Leihgabe der Ernst von Siemens-Kunststiftung erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Johann Liss, Versuchung des hl. Antonius, um 1624/25, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/ma4dneZLrO (Last updated on 28.11.2022)
In this night scene from the ‘Golden Legend’ the hermit is tormented by evil spirits and faces temp­tation from a lascivious wench holding a golden vessel. With his hands raised high, he fends off this enticement and is bathed in God’s redeeming ray of light.

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