Cranach - Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon
Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
25.05.2020 - 14:32
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberRU_ESP_GE8601
Persistent Linkhttp://lucascranach.org/RU_ESP_GE8601
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon[Exhib. Cat. St. Petersburg 2016, No. 22]
Attribution:
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder [Exhib. Cat. St. Petersburg 2016, No. 22]
Dating:
after 1532[Exhib. Cat. St. Petersburg 2016, No. 22]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerThe State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
RepositoryThe State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
LocationSt. Petersburg
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 19.5 x 14 cm [Exhib. Cat. St. Petersburg 2016, No. 22]
Support:
Painting on oak wood [Exhib. Cat. St. Petersburg 2016, No. 22]
Signature / Date:
Artist's insignia at the right: winged serpent (not authentic) [cda 2017]
Description:
Half-length portrait of Philipp Melanchthon wearing a black gown and bearheaded. He faces left against a blue background. [Görres, cda 2017]
Exhibitions:
St. Petersburg 2016, No. 22
Material / Technique:
  • Date:
  • Technical examination / Scientific analysis
  • Infrared reflectography
  • Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg - Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon - Infrared Images
  • Underdrawing
  • DESCRIPTION
    - an underdrawing is not readily visible
    [Sandner, Smith-Contini, Heydenreich, cda 2017]