Bernt Notke / The Vision of Joseph, Son of Israel / c.1500Bernt Notke
The Vision of Joseph, Son of Israel

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Creator Name: Notke, Bernt
Creator Nationality: European; Northern European; German
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: German; c.1440-before 1509
Creator Name-CRT: Bernt Notke
Title: The Vision of Joseph, Son of Israel
Title Type: preferred
Title: The Dream of Joseph of Egypt
Title Type: alternate
Title: formerly called: Joseph of Egypt
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1495
Creation End Date: 1505
Creation Date: c.1500
Creation Place: Europe,Germany
Creation Place: Europe,Germany,Schleswig-Holstein (state),L├╝beck
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: Oak with traces of polychromy
Dimensions: 41 1/4 in. (105 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1970.108
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Kate S. Buckingham Fund
Subject Description: Subject taken from Genesis, ch. 41; Joseph interprets the pharaoh's dream of seven fat years, represented in the background by 7 sheaves of wheat, (and seven lean years).Sculpture, large scale, carved oak, polychromed with gesso and red, green, and off-white paint
AMICA ID: AIC_.1970.108
AMICA Library Year: 2000
Media Metadata Rights: Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 2000

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