Cranach - The Holy Kinship
The Holy Kinship
Lucas Cranach the Elder
The Paintings Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberAT_AKBILD_GG-542
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/AT_AKBILD_GG-542
FR (1978) No.FR034
Title:
The Holy Kinship[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 75-76, No. 34]
Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=6&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017) [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 75-76, No. 34]
Dating:
about 1510 - 1512[http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=6&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017) [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 75-76, No. 34]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerThe Paintings Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
RepositoryThe Paintings Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
LocationVienna
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 89 x 71 cm [http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=6&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017) Dimensions of support: 80.5 x 70.5 cm [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 75-76, No. 34]
Support:
Painting on wood / lime wood [http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=6&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017) Lime wood [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 75-76, No. 34]
Signature / Date:
Artist's insignia at the bottom edge: serpent with elevated wings
Provenance:
- donated by Graf Lamberg 1822
[http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=6&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017)
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Friedländer, Rosenberg 197975-76No. 34Fig. 34
Schade 1974Fig. 52, 53
Exhib. Cat. Vienna 197294
Steinmann 1968 B
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932No. 33
Rosenberg 1932
Rosenberg 1930
Schenk zu Schweinsberg 1926
Dörnhöffer 1904
Schmidt 1892118
Scheibler 1887296
Schuchardt 1851 C141
Interpretation / History / Discussion:
'Schenk zu Schweinsberg conjectured that the figure of St Alphaeus, standing behind at the left was in fact a self-portrait by Cranach - an assumption that was later confirmed by Rosenberg. [...]'
[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 75-76, No. 34]