Cranach - Portrait of a clean-shaven man with a spotted fur collar
Portrait of a clean-shaven man with a spotted fur collar
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Private Collection
02.12.2020 - 23:35
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Painting:
CDA ID / Inventory NumberPRIVATE_NONE-P200
Persistent Linkhttps://lucascranach.org/PRIVATE_NONE-P200
FR (1978) No.FR058
Title:
Portrait of a clean-shaven man with a spotted fur collar[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 58]
Attribution:
Lucas Cranach the Elder [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 58]
German School[Exhib. Cat. London 1912, no. 32]
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Dating:
about 1510 - 1512[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 58]
about 1508 - 1512[Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, no. 166]
about 1508[Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 2003, 166, No. 1]
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Owner / Repository / Location:
OwnerPrivate Collection
RepositoryPrivate Collection
Location
Dimensions:
Dimensions of support: 48.,4 x 36.4 cm [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 58]
Support:
Painting on oak wood [Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974, no. 166] Painting on spruce wood [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 58]
Signature / Date:
None
Inscriptions, Marks, Labels, Seals:
- top right: banner with inscription: 'Betalet all.' - top left: coat of arms (according to Monika and Dietrich Lücke it can be identified as that of the Agicourt family [Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 2003, 166]) 'The colours of Sable (black) and Or (yellow) are also those of the Bauern family of Strasbourg, but lack the crest shown here.' [Sotheby's online catalogue: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2018/old-masters-evening-l18033/lot.7.html?locale=en] (accessed 30.10.2019)
Description:
At the top left there is a coat of arms with three horizontal black beams on a gold ground, to the right a sundial, and beneath a banner with the inscription: 'Betalet all.' [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 58]
Provenance:
- William Holman Hunt (1827–1910), Draycott House, Fulham and later Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire;
- his widow, Edith Holman Hunt (1846–1931), London
- possibly with Theodor Fischer (1878–1957), Lucerne (according to Förster 1931 below)
- with Julius Böhler, Munich, by 1914
- from whom purchased on 25 November 1915 by Dr Richard von Schnitzler (1855–1938), Cologne; Catalogue 1931, no. 15 [1]
- possibly acquired directly from the above by the father of the present owner;
- thence by descent; Kreuzlingen, Heinz Kisters collection
- sold by Sotheby's, London, 04.07.2018
[1][Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 58]

[Sotheby's online catalogue: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2018/old-masters-evening-l18033/lot.7.html?locale=en] (accessed 30.10.2019)
Exhibitions:
London 1912, no. 32 (as german school)
Cologne 1922, no. 25;
Frankfurt am Main 1928, no. 13 (Lucas Cranach the Elder)
Basel 1974, no. 166
Hamburg 2003, no. 1
Sources / Publications:
Reference on PageCatalogue NumberFigure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 200324, 1661Pl. 1
Hunt 1984209, 2595Pl. 96
Friedländer, Rosenberg 197926558
Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974166
Friedländer, Rosenberg 193251
Förster 1931 A2415Pl. 11
Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt 1928 B13
Exhib. Cat. Cologne 192225
Bombe 1917370, 372
Scheffler 1916Pl. 14
Friedländer 1916131
Exhib. Cat. London 19121332
Swarzenski 19071ff.