Cranach - Christ crowned with Thorns
Christ crowned with Thorns
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Private Collection
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CDA ID / Inventory NumberPRIVATE_NONE-P158
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FR (1978) No.FR375
Christ crowned with Thorns[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 375]
The Mocking of Christ[Exhib. Cat. Dresden 1899, Nr. 68]
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Lucas Cranach the Elder [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 375]
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Dimensions of support: 106.5 x 84 cm [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 375]
Painting on lime wood [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 375]
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Atist's insignia at the bottom centre: serpent with dropped wings, facing left [cda 2016]
The painting depicts Christ sitting on a box in the centre of a room with a centrally located window. He has sunk down and wears the crown of thorns on his head. He is surrounded by henchmen, who taunt him with grimaces and mockingly put a sceptre in the form of a thin stick in his hand, while pressing the crown firmly on his head with a rod. [Görres, cda 2016]
- Graz, M. Forster Collection
- Berlin, Collection Sachse, auctioned 1886, No. 6
- Hamburg, Collection Weber, auction 20 Feb 1912, No. 41
- Munich, auction Zahn, 21 Nov 1917, No. 10
- Albright Knox Art Gallery
[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 375]
- Deaccessioned by Albright Knox Art Gallery
[cda 2016]
Dresden 1899, No. 68
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Prague 2005120 (English version 46)under no. 32
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979375
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932300
Exhib. Cat. Dresden 189952-5368
Seidlitz 1899206