Cranach - The ill-matched Lovers
The ill-matched Lovers
Lucas Cranach the Elder
The Paintings Gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
23.03.2019 - 20:06
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberAT_AKBILD_GG-559
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/AT_AKBILD_GG-559
FR (1978) No.FR282
Title:
The ill-matched Lovers[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 126, No. 282]
Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=7&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017) [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 126, No. 282]
Dating:
1531[dated]
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: 51 x 36 cm [http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=7&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017)
Support:
Painting on wood / beech [http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=7&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017) Beech Wood [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 126, No. 282]
Signature / Date:
Artist's insignia at the left edge: serpent with elevated wings and dated '1531'
Description:
This genre scene depicts an affluent older man placing his hand on the hips of a pretty younger woman. She reciprocates his embrace but only with her right hand only and grabs the old man¿s purse with her left hand. He remains oblivious to this act.
Provenance:
- donated by Graf Lamberg 1822
[http://www.akademiegalerie.at/de/Sammlung/Virtuelle%20Galerie/Bildinfo/?image_name=7&active_image=&GALLERY] (accessed 23.08.2017)
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Prague 200582, 84, 85 (English version 34)under no. 15Fig. p. 85
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979126No. 282Fig. 282
Exhib. Cat. Vienna 197214-15
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932No. 232
Schuchardt 1851 CNo. 435