Cranach - An ill-matched Pair
An ill-matched Pair
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
17.06.2019 - 02:44
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberDE_smbGG_1606
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/DE_smbGG_1606
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
An ill-matched Pair[CDA 2010]
Attribution:
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder [Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]
Dating:
1535[dated]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerStaatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
RepositoryStaatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
LocationBerlin
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 37 x 23.9 cm Dimensions including frame: 50.2 x 36.8 cm [Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]
Support:
Painting on beech wood [Klein, Report 1997] Wood (oak wood?) [Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]
Signature / Date:
Below the proper right elbow of the girl: dated '1535'
Description:
A love scene with half-length figures. An old man embraces a young woman. [Gemäldegalerie Berlin, Unsinn 2010]
Provenance:
- 1885 acquired from His Royal Highness and Heir to the Throne of Meiningen

[Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Heydenreich 2007 A404
Cat. Berlin 199635Fig. 87
Klein 1994 A198Tab. 5
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932132
Material / Technique:
  • Date: 17.02.1997
  • Scientific analysis
  • Identification of wood species / Dendrochronology
  • Support
  • Identification of wood species: beech wood
    Youngest annual ring: 1530
    [Klein Report, 17.02.1997]
    • analysed by: Peter Klein