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ID: 700002178Record Type: Movable Work
Images: 1
Adoration of the Magi (painting (visual work); Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan), about 1431 - 1506) (Itali...; about 1495 - 1505; J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los A...; 85.PA.417)
Note: Mantegna's composition of figures and objects compressed within a shallow space was based on his study of ancient Roman reliefs.
Titles:
Adoration of the Magi (preferred,C,U,English-P,U,U)
The Adoration of the Magi (C,U,English,U,U)
Catalog Level: item
Work Types:
painting (visual work) [300033618] (preferred)
..... (Objects Facet, Visual and Verbal Communication (Hierarchy Name), Visual Works (Hierarchy Name), visual works (works), <visual works by material or technique>)

Classifications:
paintings (preferred)

Creation Date: about 1495 - 1505

Creator Display:
Andrea Mantegna (Italian (Paduan), about 1431 - 1506) (Italian Artist) [preferred,JPGM]
Mantegna, Andrea (Italian painter, ca. 1431-1506) [500004218]
Locations:
Current: J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles, Los Angeles county, California, United States) [500329598] J. Paul Getty Museum, J. Paul Getty Trust, Corporate Bodies (Corp. Body)
Repository Numbers: 85.PA.417
Other: Former: England [7002445] United Kingdom (nation), Europe (continent), World (facet) (Geographic)
Display Materials: Distemper on linen
distemper [300015035]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by function>, coating (material), <coating by form>, paint (coating), <paint by composition or origin>, water-base paint)
linen (material) [300014069]
.......(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by form>, <materials by physical form>, <fiber and fiber products>, fiber products, textile materials, <textile materials by composition or origin>)

Dimensions: Unframed: 48.6 x 65.6 cm (19 1/8 x 25 13/16 in.); Framed: 71.8 x 86.8 x 3.5 cm (28 1/4 x 34 3/16 x 1 3/8 in.)Stretcher: 54.6 x 69.2 cm (21 1/2 x 27 3/8 in.)
Cultures:
Italian (preferred)

General Subject:
religion and mythology (preferred )
human figure(s)

Specific Subjects:
Adoration of the Magi [1000083]
.....((Life of Jesus Christ, New Testament, Christian iconography, Religion/Mythology)) (ICON)
Christ Child
..... Iconography Candidate
Blessed Virgin Mary [1000032]
.....((Christian Saints, Christian iconography, Religion/Mythology)) (ICON)
Joseph (Saint Joseph/earthly father of Jesus)
..... Iconography Candidate
The Magi
..... Iconography Candidate
gold (metal) [300011021]
.....(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, inorganic material, metal, <metal by composition or origin>, nonferrous metal, <gold and gold alloy>) (AAT)
myrrh [300380203]
.....(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, organic material, resin (organic material), <gum resin and gum resin products>, gum resin) (AAT)
frankincense (gum resin) [300380405]
.....(Materials Facet, Materials (Hierarchy Name), materials (matter), <materials by composition>, organic material, resin (organic material), <gum resin and gum resin products>, gum resin) (AAT)
gifts [300138913]
.....(Associated Concepts Facet, Associated Concepts, social science concepts, legal concepts, <property and related concepts>, property (legal concept)) (AAT)

Provenance: Louisa Caroline Stewart-Mackenzie Baring, baroness Ashburton, by 1871 - 1903 Lord Spencer Douglas Compton, 1903 - 1915 William Bingham Compton, sixth marquess of Northampton, 1915 - 1978 Spencer Douglas David Compton, seventh marquess of Northampton, 1978 - 1985
List/Hierarchical Position:
..... Top of the CONA hierarchy
.......... Movable Work
Sources and Contributors:
Adoration of the Magi........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
The Adoration of the Magi........ [JPGM]
........ J. Paul Getty Museum database for collections (2000-)
Subject: ....... [JPGM,VP]
Note:
English ..... [JPGM,VP]
..... J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
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