Cranach - Portrait of Katharina von Bora
Portrait of Katharina von Bora
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder
LWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur Münster
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberDE_MKKM_1233BRD
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/DE_MKKM_1233BRD
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
Portrait of Katharina von Bora[Cat. Münster 1990, No. 231]
Attribution:
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder [Cat. Münster 1986, 106]
Lucas Cranach the Elder [Cat. Münster 1990, No. 231]
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Dating:
about 1525 - 1526[Cat. Münster 1986, 106]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerFederal Republic of Germany
RepositoryLWL-Museum für Kunst und Kultur Münster
LocationMünster
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 37 x 24.4 cm [Cat. Münster 1990, No. 231]
Support:
Painting on beech wood [Cat. Münster 1990, No. 231]
Signature / Date:
None
Description:
The painting shows Luther's wife as a well-dressed woman and as the pendant to a bust-length portrait of her husband was produced for or shortly after their wedding to mark the occasion. [LWL-Museum für Kunst und Lultur Münster, revised 2017]
Provenance:
- before 1700 in the collection of Legionsrat M. Lichtwer, Dresden
- 1827 the property of E. M. Luwig von Pott (adhesive label on the reverse of the portrait of Bora)
- 1937 Galerie Almas-Dietrich, Munich, sent to the Reich Chancellery, Berlin: 'Sonderauftrag Linz' (Special order Linz)
- on permanent loan from the federal republic of Germany
[Angelika Lorenz, in Exhib. Cat. Bremen 2009, No. 4]
Exhibitions:
Nuremberg 1983, No. 557
Münster 1985, No. 60
Bremen 2009, No. 5
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Bremen 20095
Beyer 2002124
Cat. Münster 1990464-466231
Cat. Münster 1986106
Exhib. Cat. Münster 198560
Exhib. Cat. Nuremberg 1983411557
Luther 1979