The J. Paul Getty Museum

[Surtur Hurls Fire]

Object Details

Title:

[Surtur Hurls Fire]

Artist/Maker:

Ernst Alpers (German, active Hannover, Germany about 1867)

Culture:

German

Place:

Hannover, Germany (Place Created)

Date:

1867

Medium:

Albumen silver print

Object Number:

84.XM.766.1.9

Dimensions:

16.2 × 37.8 cm (6 3/8 × 14 7/8 in.)

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Object Description

Relief sculpture of a flying god throwing a torch onto a pile of dead bodies.

Provenance
Provenance
- 1984

Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, 1921 - 1987, sold to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 1984.