Cranach - Gersdorf Triptych [left wing]: Healing the Blind Man (recto), The Resurrection (verso)
Gersdorf Triptych [left wing]: Healing the Blind Man (recto), The Resurrection (verso)
Lucas Cranach the Elder
painting not preserved
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberDE_KBG-Lost_NONE-KBG001a
Persistent Linkhttps://lucascranach.org/DE_KBG-Lost_NONE-KBG001a
FR (1978) No.FR-none
Title:
Gersdorf Triptych [left wing]: Healing the Blind Man (recto), The Resurrection (verso)[cda 2021]
Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [Extract from the 'Ortschronik'; unpublished report R. Merz, 11.07.2019]
Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop[cda 2021]
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Dating:
about 1510[cda 2021]
Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerEv.-Luth. Kirchgemeinde Bischheim-Gersdorf
Repositorypainting not preserved
Location
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: c. 146 × 50 cm
[cda 2021]
Support:
Painting on wood
[Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2005, 324]
Signature / Date:
None
Description:
Recto: Christ is shown in front of an expansive landscape, bending down and placing his hand on a man sitting on the ground with his hand folded in prayer, while the disciples gather around Christ.
Verso: Christ stands in front of the sealed tomb, holding the victory banner in his right hand, while the sleeping soldiers in the foreground slowly awake.
[cda 2021]
Provenance:
- the original location is unknown, as is the date when the central panel and wing panels were separated
- in 1746 the wings were donated to the church in Gersdorf by Johann Christian Müldener, the court secretary of Augusts III
- in 20.04.1945 the church was burnt down; the wing panels had been evacuated to Dresden, but were destroyed during an air-raid
[Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2005, 325]
[Extract from the 'Ortschronik'; unpublished report R. Merz, 11.07.2019]
Material / Technique:
  • Date:
  • Technical Examination
  • 8.01 Support
  • - the panel consisted of nine horizontal planks

    [Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2005, 324]