Joseph Interpreting Pharaoh's Dream

Peter Cornelius


Physical Description

Medium: fresco with tempera
Dimensions: 236 x 290 cm

Production Description

Production Date: 1816-1817
Exhibition History: Deutsche Romantik, Staatliche Museen, Nationalgalerie, Berlin, 1965


Current Location: Staatliche Museen, Nationalgalerie, Berlin
Archival History: Reception room at the Casa Bartholdy, Rome; purchased as part of the room's fresco cycle from Marianna Molinari Zuccari for 48,500 lire, on April 10, 1886, detached and moved to the Staatliche Museen, Nationalgalerie, Berlin in October 1887

Scholarly Commentary


Cornelius was one of the most well-known of the German Nazarenes, whose brotherhood, the Lukasbund, was an important precedent of the PRB.


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