The Flight into Egypt

The Flight into Egypt

Title

The Flight into Egypt

[CDA 2011]

Painting on lime wood (Tilia sp.)

Medium

Painting on lime wood (Tilia sp.)

[Klein, Report 2013]
[Kunsthistorisches Museum, revised 2011]

Copy after the version in Berlin, which is dated '1504' and signed with the monogram 'LC' (Berlin, Staatliche Museen, Gemäldegalerie, No. 564 A), FR010

Attribution
Copy after Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Copy after Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Kunsthistorisches Museum, revised 2011]

Production date
about 1600 or later?

Production date

about 1600 or later?

[Kunsthistorisches Museum, revised 2011]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 71.1 (l) 71.9 (r) x 50.9 (t) 50.8 (b) cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 71.1 (l) 71.9 (r) x 50.9 (t) 50.8 (b) cm

  • (thinned and cradled)

  • Dimensions of painted surface: 71.1 (l) 71.9 (r) x 50.9 (t) 50.8 (b) cm

  • Dimensions including frame: 83.7 x 62.9 x 6.5 cm

  • [Kunsthistorisches Museum, revised 2011]

Signature / Dating
None
Inscriptions and Labels
Reverse of the panel/cradle: - on the vertical batten, top right: paper label, printed: 'Dépôt Niederl. (Niederl. durchgestrichen, handschriftlich ergänzt: 'Prag. …

Inscriptions and Labels

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Reverse of the panel/cradle: - on the vertical batten, top right:
  • paper label, printed: 'Dépôt Niederl. (Niederl. durchgestrichen, handschriftlich ergänzt: 'Prag. Inventar. 99. 747. Mechel Bald. Grien' (?)
  • - on the vertical batten, bottom right:
  • black paint, stencilled: 'Doppeladler P.99'
  • - on the vertical batten, bottom right:
  • inventory label (trimmed): 'Gemälde Galerie des Allerh. Kaiserhauses No.3561'
  • - on the horizontal batten, bottom right:
  • stamp 'GJ 1949'
  • - on the reverse of the panel, bottom right:
  • square paper label with a stamp: 'Doppeladler mit Krone, C VI'
  • - on the horizontal batten, bottom right:
  • inscription in pencil: 'No. ..(?)'
  • [Kunsthistorisches Museum, revised 2011]
Owner
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Repository
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Location
Vienna
CDA ID
AT_KHM_GG3561
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/AT_KHM_GG3561/

Provenance

  • first recorded in 1737 in the imperial gallery (kaiserliche Galerie) in Prague
    [Inventar 1737, No. 1420]: 'Die Mutter Gottes sambt Jesu, sanct Joseph und etliche engeln. Lucas Krannach'

[Kunsthistorisches Museum, revised 2011]

Exhibitions

Vienna 1972, No. 33

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure/Plate
Heydenreich 2007 B 40
AuthorGunnar Heydenreich
Title"... dass Du mit wunderbarer Schnelligkeit malest". Virtuosität und Effizienz in der künstlerischen Praxis Lucas Cranachs d. Ä.
Publicationin Bodo Brinkmann, ed., Cranach der Ältere, Exhib. Cat. FrankfurtA
Place of PublicationOstfildern
Year of Publication2007
Pages29-47
Exhib. Cat. Vienna 1972 No. 33
AuthorKarl Schütz
EditorKunsthistorisches Museum, Wien
TitleLucas Cranach der Ältere und seine Werkstatt. Jubiläumsausstellung museumseigener Werke 1472-1972
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1972
  • The Flight into Egypt, about 1600 or later?

Images

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Technical studies

08.04.2013Scientific analysis

  • Identification of wood species / Dendrochronology

Support

Identification of wood species: lime wood (Tilia sp.)

  • analysed by Peter Klein

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