Cranach - Portrait of Martin Luther
Portrait of Martin Luther
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder
Galleria Uffizi, Firenze
22.11.2018 - 12:14
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberIT_GdU_1160
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/IT_GdU_1160
FR (1978) No.FR312B
Title:
Portrait of Martin Luther[Galleria Uffizi, revised 2014]
Attribution:
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder [Galleria Uffizi, revised 2014]
Dating:
1529[dated]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerGalleria Uffizi, Firenze
RepositoryGalleria Uffizi, Firenze
LocationFlorence
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 36.5 x 23 cm [Galleria Uffizi, revised 2014]
Support:
Painting on Wood [Galleria Uffizi, revised 2014]
Signature / Date:
Artist's insignia at centre left: winged serpent with elevated wings facing right and dated '1529'; in black paint [cda 2014]
Description:
Half-length portrait of Martin Luther against a blue background, facing right. Luther is wearing a black gown and hat. [Görres, cda 2015]
Provenance:
- Palazzo Pitti, Galleria Palatina e Appartamenti, Guardaroba, Florence, before 1666 (accession date)
- Galleria degli Uffizi, Palazzo degli Uffizi, Florence
- Palazzo Pitti, Museo degli Argenti, Florence
- Castello di Poppi, war shelter, Poppi, 19-12-1942 (accession date)
- Castel Giovo, Bolzano, San Leonardo
- Palazzo Pitti, Museo degli Argenti, Florence, 22-7-1945 (accession date)
- Galleria degli Uffizi, Palazzo degli Uffizi, Florence, 22-2-1951 (accession date)
[Galleria Uffizi, revised 2014]
Exhibitions:
Utrecht 1959
Florence 1980
Memphis 2004
Rome 2010, No. 50
Rome 2011/12
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Rome 2010282 - 285No. 50Pl. p. 284
Exhib. Cat. Memphis 2004
Exhib. Cat. Florence 1980
Cat. Florence 1979229No. P461Fig.
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979No. 312B
Exhib. Cat. Utrecht 1959
Cohn 195635, 36Fig.
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932under No. 251
History of Restoration:
  • Date: 2005
  • (U.R. 7442a) [Galleria Uffizi, revised 2014]
  • conservation treatment by: Daniele Rossi