Cranach - Lucretia
Lucretia
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder
Private Collection
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberPRIVATE_NONE-P181
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/PRIVATE_NONE-P181
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
Lucretia[Christie's Online database; https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/paintings/studio-of-lucas-cranach-i-lucretia-5586286-details.aspx; accessed 22 Nov 2017]
Attribution:
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder [Christie's Online database; https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/paintings/studio-of-lucas-cranach-i-lucretia-5586286-details.aspx; accessed 22 Nov 2017]
Circle of Lucas Cranach the Elder[letter D. Koepplin in the Archive D. Koepplin, 2001]
Wolfgang Krodel the Elder 'possibly Wolfgang Krodel' [letter-correspondence D. Koepplin with the former owner, in the Archive D. Koepplin, 2006]
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Dating:
about 1520 - 1530[cda 2017]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerPrivate Collection
RepositoryPrivate Collection
Location
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 42.9 x 27 cm [Christie's Online database; https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/paintings/studio-of-lucas-cranach-i-lucretia-5586286-details.aspx; accessed 22 Nov 2017]
Support:
Painting on wood [Christie's Online database; https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/paintings/studio-of-lucas-cranach-i-lucretia-5586286-details.aspx; accessed 22 Nov 2017]
Signature / Date:
None
Description:
The classical heroine is represented as a three-quarter length figure, facing left against a dark background. Beneath the fur-trimmed cloak that slides from her shoulders Lucretia is naked. In her raised right hand she holds a dagger with which she has already injured herself.
Provenance:
- 2006 private collection, Vienna
[letter of correspondence from D. Koepplin to the former owner in the Archive D. Koepplin, 2006]
- 28 April 2006 at Christie's London, lot 34
- 4 July 2012 at Christie's London, lot 120
[Christie's Online database; https://www.christies.com/lotfinder/paintings/studio-of-lucas-cranach-i-lucretia-5586286-details.aspx; accessed 22 Nov 2017]