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Ecce Homo with devotional portrait of a member of the clergy

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MeMO memorial object ID and name
MeMO memorial object ID 521
Name Ecce Homo with devotional portrait of a member of the clergy
Holding institution(s)
Holding institution(s)
  • St Louis, Saint Louis Art Museum
Category
Type Memorial item (physical object)
Classification Single piece (painting)
Short description Painting showing the Ecce Homo with devotional portrait and saint
Remarks about category Single piece: no separation between portrait(s) - main image
General date
General date 1500-1525
Artist(s)
Artist(s)
  • Mostaert, Jan - attributed to
Original institution(s)
Still in original institution? no
Location inside the institution
In situ?
(Probable) original location
Argumentation
Related memorial objects in the same institution
Additional remarks (original location)
Additional remarks
Memorial piece
Function
  • liturgical/religious
Specification
Additional remarks
Memorial monument or floor slab
Function
Grave findings
Additional remarks
Original function unknown
Change in function
Remarks about function
Name
Specification
Members of the commemorated party
Commemorated person(s)
  • [848] unknown member of the clergy (male)
Commemorated institution(s)
Relation between commemorated persons no relation (only one person mentioned/depicted)
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Name
Composition of the commissioning party
Specification
Members of the commissioning party
Commissioning person(s)
Commissioning Institution(s)
Relation between commissioning party and commemorated party
Relation specification
Additional remarks
Material(s)
  • wood (panel)
Specification
Traces of polychromy?
Reuse of older objects
Dimensions (cm)
Height x width x depth 56 x 47 x 0
Completeness
Condition
Conservation
Technical research
Specification (technical research)
Alterations
Alterations
Specification
Additional remarks
Provenance
Provenance Private collection, Germany (1937); Julius Böhler Kunsthandlung, Munich; Böhler and Steinmeyer, Inc., New York by transfer and exchange (1937-1938); Durlacher Brothers, New York (1946); Saint Louis Art Museum (since 1946).
Marks of ownership
Type(s) of mark(s) of ownership
Specification
Other documentation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Single piece (front) of [521] Ecce Homo with devotional portrait of a member of the clergy

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Short description
Short description Ecce Homo with devotional portrait of a member of the clergy and St Jerome
Dimensions (cm)
Height x Width x Depth 56 x 47 x 0
Date
Year ca.1515
Specified date
Argumentation
  • based on stylistic research
Specification date based on stylistic analysis
Additional remarks
Holding institution
Holding institution St Louis, Saint Louis Art Museum
Collection
Collection identifier 207:1946
Online description link
Alternative or previous collections
Alternative of previous identifiers
Accessibility
Remarks about holding institution
Contract
Contract
Artist(s)
Identity
Name Mostaert, Jan - attributed to
Attribution
  • style
Specification attribution(s) on stylistic grounds
Assignment
Role
Specification
Additional remarks
Filiation
Filiation
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Portraits

Indication of part
Indication of part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait left of centre (foreground)
Portrait of
Name unknown member of the clergy
Sex male
Argumentation
  • not identified
Specification
Portrait — portraiture
Physical state of the portrayed person alive
Argumentation
Specification
Posture kneeling
Manner of portrayal folded hands
Portrait — clothing, attributes and insignia
Clothing
Type of clothing clothes of an ecclesiastical office holder
Short description gold-coloured chasuble worn over an alb
Attributes
Attributes
  • no general attributes
Specification
Insignia
Insignia
Specification
Remarks about clothing
Additional remarks The portrayed man was a priest

Saint Portraits

Indication of the part
Indication of the part Single piece (front)
Place of the portrait
Place of the portrait Behind or near the portrayed person(s)
Specification of saint
Name Jerome (Hieronymus)
Sex male
Type of saint
  • unknown
Specification
Attributes
  • animal(s) (parts/products of, incl. mythical creatures)
  • trappings: clothing/attributes of clergy/monks/nuns (incl. liturgical vestments)
Specification cardinal's clothing; cross staff; lion
Gesture
  • holding one or more attributes in his/her hands
  • pointing to a commemorated person
Specification
Posture standing
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks

Person Description

Personal identification number
Personal identification number 848
Personal details
Name unknown member of the clergy
Sex male
Year/date of birth
Year/date of death
Additional remarks
Social standing
Status secular clergy
Arguments
  • clothing of the portrayed person
Specification
Member of a convent
Religious order
Specification
Member of secular clergy
Type of secular clergy (parish or chantry) priest
Specification
Additional remarks
Additional remarks
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