Cranach - The Legend of St Lazarus
The Legend of St Lazarus
Antonius Heusler
Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirchgemeinde St. Nikolai, Leipzig
18.02.2019 - 11:29
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberDE_KNL_NONE-001
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/DE_KNL_NONE-001
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
The Legend of St Lazarus[Sandner, cda 2018]
Attribution:
Antonius Heusler [Exhib. Cat. Leipzig 1997, no. 19]
Circle of Lucas Cranach the Elder'School of Cranach' [Magirius et al. 1995, 455]
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Dating:
about 1552 - 1561[Exhib. Cat. Leipzig 1997, no. 19]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerEvangelisch-Lutherische Kirchgemeinde St. Nikolai, Leipzig
RepositoryEvangelisch-Lutherische Kirchgemeinde St. Nikolai, Leipzig
LocationLeipzig
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 137 x 193 cm [Exhib. Cat. Leipzig 1997, no. 19]
Support:
Painting on wood [Exhib. Cat. Leipzig 1997, no. 19]
Signature / Date:
None
Inscriptions, Marks, Labels, Seals:
'Es lag aber einer kranck mit namen Lazarus // von bethania in dem flecken. I . IO.XI' [Joh.11,V.1] '2 // Da sandten seine schwestern zu ihm vnd // lissen yhm sagen. herre/sihe den du lieb h[...]' [Joh. 11,3] 'Da Jhesus das horet/sprach er/die kranckheit // ist nicht zum todt/ sondern zum preis Gottis/' [Joh. 11,7] // .3. '.4. // Last vns wider in iudeam" [Joh. 11,7] "5 // Herre/werestu hie gewesen/mein bruder were // nicht gestorben. Aber ich weys auch noch das // was du bittest von Gott. das wird dir Got gebe[n]' [Joh.11,21 u. 32] '.6. // Da rief marta ihrer schwester maria heimlich // vnd sprach/der meister ist da vnd ruffet dir/' [Joh. 11,28] [cda 2018]
Description:
The panel has a rounded top and depicts six scenes from the life of Lazarus as recounted in St John's Gospel. Each scene has a numbered inscription. The climax of the narrative - the miracle performed by Jesus to raise Lazarus from the dead - is shown on the companion piece. [Daniel Görres, cda 2018]
Provenance:
- in 1815 rediscovered in the attic of the the Church of St Nicholas, Leipzig (Nikolaikirche Leipzig)
[Sandner, cda 2018]
Exhibitions:
Leipzig 1997, no. 19
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Leipzig 199719
Magirius et al. 199545552
Sandner 1993239 ff.
Burkhard 198515 ff.
Benndorf 192218
Cat. Leipzig 192247
Cat. Leipzig 1909155236
Gurlitt 189531
Geyser 185819
Quandt 1815coll. 1006-1007126
Goethe 1815