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Hans Baldung – The Crucifixion of Christ

Artist

Hans Baldung, also known as Hans Baldung Grien, born 1484 or 1485 in Schwäbisch Gmünd, died in September 1545 in Strasbourg), worked as a contemporary of Albrecht Dürer and pupils, and later friend, as a painter, draughtsman and copper engraver. According to legend he received the epithet Grien due to his green clothing during his apprenticeship in Dürer’s studio.

Artwork

The work was created in 1512, it measures 104 x 151 cm (width x height).

Brief description

Hans Baldung impressively shows us his version of the Crucifixion of Christ. We see a very pale Christ on the cross, flanked by two other crucified men with twisted limbs. Baldung locates the event within his period, the Renaissance. The others present, the soldiers, Mary, the disciple John, Mary Magdalene at the foot of the cross and the other actors and dressed in black in the contemporary fashion. In the background of the painting, a mountain landscape can be seen, the sky is pitch black. On the bottom right, the commissioner of the work is integrated.

Genre & Material

Painting of the Renaissance, painted in oil on lime wood.

Where can I find this in Berlin?

In the Gemäldegalerie at the Kulturforum Potsdamer Platz, Matthäikirchplatz, 10785 Berlin. To find out how to get there, please click the link below the description.

Hans Baldung impressively shows us his version of the Crucifixion of Christ. We see a very pale Christ on the cross, flanked by two other crucified men with twisted limbs. Baldung locates the event within his period, the Renaissance. The others present, the soldiers, Mary, the disciple John, Mary Magdalene at the foot of the cross and the other actors and dressed in black in the contemporary fashion. In the background of the painting, a mountain landscape can be seen, the sky is pitch black. On the bottom right, the commissioner of the work is integrated.

Hier geht es zu dem Museum in Berlin, in dem Sie dieses Meisterwerk finden

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