Cranach - Portrait of a Young Gentleman (Herr Rava)
Portrait of a Young Gentleman (Herr Rava)
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Museu de Arte de São Paulo
23.10.2019 - 17:18
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberBR_MASP_181P
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/BR_MASP_181P
FR (1978) No.FR418
Title:
Portrait of a Young Gentleman (Herr Rava)[Museu de Arte de São Paulo, online database 2014]
Portrait of a Young Male Member of the von Rava family attired as a Bridegroom[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 418]
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Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [Museu de Arte de São Paulo, online database 2014]
Dating:
1539[dated]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerMuseu de Arte de São Paulo
RepositoryMuseu de Arte de São Paulo
LocationSão Paulo
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 61 x 43 cm [Museu de Arte de São Paulo, online database 2014] 58.5 x 41 cm [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 418]
Support:
Painting on wood [Museu de Arte de São Paulo, online database 2014]
Signature / Date:
Artist's insignia above the sitter's proper right shoulder: winged serpent with elevated wings facing left and dated '1539'; in black paint [cda 2016]
Description:
A half-length portrait of a young man, facing right. The sitter is wearing a plaited wreath and a heart charm around his neck. His left hand grasps the hilt of his sword and bears a striking signet ring. [Görres, cda 2016]
Provenance:
- 1855 bought from the collection Bernal [1]
- 11.06.1931 London, sale North, lot No. 26 [1]
- Galerie Matthiesen, Berlin [1]
- Família Sotto Maior [2]

[1] [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 418]
[2] [Museu de Arte de São Paulo, online database 2014]
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979No. 418
Bardi 1956170No. 265
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932336