Cranach - Virgin of Brüx
Virgin of Brüx
Master IW
Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie (Kirche Maria Himmelfahrt), Most
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberCZ_OMM_U368
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/CZ_OMM_U368
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
Virgin of Brüx[Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2016, No. 36]
Attribution:
Master IW [Exhib. Cat. Prague 2005, no. 39] [Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2016, no. 36]
Dating:
1538[dated]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerOblastní Muzeum Most
RepositoryKostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie (Kirche Maria Himmelfahrt), Most
LocationMost
Dimensions:
Dimensions of painted surface: 123 x 121.5 cm [Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2016, no. 36]
Support:
Painting on wood [Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2016, no. 36]
Signature / Date:
Date '1538' bottom right
Provenance:
- probably created for the Parish church in Most (Brüx) ['Zur Aufnahme Mariä in den Himmel']
- displayed there as property of the Oblastní Muzeum Most (Regional Museum Brüx)

[Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2016, no. 36]
Exhibitions:
Prague 2005, no. 39
Chemnitz 2016, no. 36
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 201636
Exhib. Cat. Prague 2016151
Kesner 200534 (English version 16, 17)
Exhib. Cat. Prague 2005138, 139, 148 (English version 51, 52, 55)39Pl. p. 139
Material / Technique:
  • Date: 01.08.2016
  • Technical examination / Scientific analysis
  • Infrared reflectography
  • Master IW - Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie (Kirche Maria Himmelfahrt), Most - Virgin of Brüx - Infrared ImagesMaster IW - Kostel Nanebevzetí Panny Marie (Kirche Maria Himmelfahrt), Most - Virgin of Brüx - Infrared Images
  • Underdrawing
  • DESCRIPTION
    Tools/Material:
    - fluid, black medium, brush

    Type/Ductus:
    - relatively detailed, freehand underdrawing after a pre-existing design
    - thin to somewhat broader lines

    Function:
    - binding for the final painted version; the lines define the main contours, describe essential details and facial features; no representation of volume with hatching strokes

    Deviations:
    - minor corrections were made to forms during the painting process; minimal changes

    INTERPRETATION
    Attribution:
    - Master IW
    [Sandner, Heydenreich, Smith-Contini, cda 2017]
    • photographed by: Ingo Sandner
    • photographed by: Gunnar Heydenreich