Cranach - The Virgin and Child with Grapes
The Virgin and Child with Grapes
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Museum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen
22.09.2019 - 03:47
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberCH_PTSS-MAS_A671
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/CH_PTSS-MAS_A671
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
The Virgin and Child with Grapes[Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]
The Virgin with Grapes[Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]
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Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder [Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]
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Dating:
about 1535 - 1540[Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerPeyersche Tobias Stimmer-Stiftung, Schaffhausen
RepositoryMuseum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen
LocationSchaffhausen
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 50.5 x 35.5 cm [Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]
Support:
Painting on wood [Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]
Signature / Date:
Artist's insignia at top right: winged serpent with dropped wings, facing left [cda 2013]
Description:
A half-length depiction of the seated Mother of God in a blue robe. The infant Christ stands on her knee and is supported by her. He looks out at the viewer while eating a grape. The Virgin also looks at the viewer and her long reddish blond hair is covered by an almost invisible veil. [Görres, cda 2015]
Provenance:
- Property of Graf Berchthold, Austrian Foreign Minister
[Max J. Friedländer-Archive]
- 1946 Fischer Gallery, Luzern
- 1953 private collection, Castagnola
- 1953 Peyersche Tobias Stimmer-Stiftung

[Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]
Exhibitions:
- Gent 1955, No. 36
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Cat. Schaffhausen 201013, 27-29, 102
Sturzenegger-Stiftung 1998p. 10
Cat. Schaffhausen 1989284
Lang, Rapp, Jezler 198510
Exhib. Cat. Gent 1955 A11936