An Old Man with a Girl

An Old Man with a Girl

Titles

An Old Man with a Girl

[CDA 2011]

An Ill-matched Couple

[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 285D]

Painting on beech (Fagus sp.)

Medium

Painting on beech (Fagus sp.)

[Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, revised 2011]

An old man laughs while he puts a ring on a young girl's finger, she in turn places her right arm around his neck. This depiction of the scene belongs to the so-called i type 'Ill-matched Pair' [see FR282-FR287]

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, revised 2011]

Production date
about 1530 - 1540

Production date

about 1530 - 1540

[Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, revised 2011]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 19.6 (l.) 19.5 (r.) x 14.4 (t./b.) cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 19.6 (l.) 19.5 (r.) x 14.4 (t./b.) cm

  • (support thinned and laminated onto a lime wood panel)

  • Dimensions without additions: 18.8 (l.) 18.6 (r.) x 14.1 (t./b.) cm

  • Dimensions of the painted surface: 18.8 (l.) 18.7 (r.) x 13.5 (t.) 13.6 (b.) cm

  • Dimensions including the frame: 26.5 cm x 21.5 cm x 3.5 cm

  • [Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, revised 2011]

Signature / Dating
None
Inscriptions and Labels
Reverse of the panel: - top: paper label, printed: 'II. D. u. N. I. 75.' - left edge: paper label vertical, printed: 'C. …

Inscriptions and Labels

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Reverse of the panel:
  • - top:
  • paper label, printed: 'II. D. u. N. I. 75.'
  • - left edge:
  • paper label vertical, printed: 'C. I. LUC. CRANACH d. Ä. Nro. 84', on this in red pen: '...(4?) 54' (the first numbers are incomplete and extend beyond the label; as with the other labels transferred to the secondary support, which was attached to the reverse during a past conservation treatment)
  • - to the right of this:
  • in white chalk: '58.2 8 D'
  • - bottom right:
  • Inventory stamp: 'GJ 1949'
  • - beneath this:
  • Inventory label: 'Gemälde- Galerie des Allerh. Kaiserhauses, No. 895'
  • [Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, revised 2011]
Owner
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Repository
Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna
Location
Vienna
CDA ID
AT_KHM_GG895
FR (1978) Nr.
FR285D
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/AT_KHM_GG895/

Provenance

  • in the imperial gallery (Kaiserliche Galerie), first recorded with certainty in the inventory published by Christian v. Mechel in 1738 [Cat. Vienna 1738, 240, no. 31]

[Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, revised 2011]

Exhibitions

Vienna 1972, no. 14
Rome 2010, no. 35

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Cat. Coburg 2018 201 under no. 44
AuthorKlaus Weschenfelder
TitleCranach in Coburg. Gemälde von Lucas Cranach d.Ä., Lucas Cranach d.J., der Werkstatt und des Umkreises in den Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg
Place of PublicationRegensburg
Year of Publication2018
Exhib. Cat. Prague 2016 80, 81
EditorOlga Kotková
TitleCranach. Ze všech stran. From all sides.
Place of PublicationPrague
Year of Publication2016
Pages16-180
Exhib. Cat. Rome 2010 234, 235, 239 No. 35 Pl. p. 239
EditorGalleria Borghese, Rome, Anna Coliva, Bernard Aikema
TitleCranach. L'altro rinascimento / a different renaissance, [Rome, Galleria Borghese 15 ottobre 2010 - 13 febbraio 2011]
Place of PublicationMilan
Year of Publication2010
Reiter 1994 42, Fn. 20
AuthorCornelia Reiter
TitleDie Geschichte der Gemäldesammlung des Schottenstiftes
Publicationin Alfred Brogyányi, ed., Festschrift zur Eröffnung des Museums im Schottenstift
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1994
Pages39-44
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 126 285D
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Silver 1974
AuthorLarry A. Silver
TitleThe Ill-Matched Couple by Quentin Massys
JournalStudies in the History of Art
Year of Publication1974
Pages105-123
Exhib. Cat. Vienna 1972 No. 14
AuthorKarl Schütz
EditorKunsthistorisches Museum, Wien
TitleLucas Cranach der Ältere und seine Werkstatt. Jubiläumsausstellung museumseigener Werke 1472-1972
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1972
Coupe 1967
AuthorW. A. Coupe
TitleUngleiche Liebe, A Sixteenth Century Topos
JournalModern Language Review
Issue62
Year of Publication1967
Pages661-671
Cat. Vienna 1963 No. 113
Authorn. a.
TitleKatalog der Gemäldegalerie. 2, Vlamen, Holländer, Deutsche, Franzosen
SeriesFührer durch das Kunsthistorische Museum
Volume8/2
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1963
Cat. Vienna 1938 No. 1454
Authorn. a.
TitleKunsthistorisches Museum: Katalog der Gemäldegalerie
SeriesFührer durch das Kunsthistorische Museum
Volume8
Place of PublicationVienna
IssueSecond edition
Year of Publication1938
Cat. Vienna 1928 No. 1454
Authorn. a.
TitleKunsthistorisches Museum: Katalog der Gemäldegalerie
SeriesFührer durch die Kunsthistorischen Sammlungen in Wien
Volume8
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1928
Baldass 1922 B 80
AuthorLudwig Baldass
TitleDie altösterreichischen Tafelbilder der Wiener Gemäldegalerie
JournalWiener Jahrbuch für bildende Kunst
IssueJg. 5
Year of Publication1922
Pages67-86
Frimmel 1917 104-105
AuthorTheodor von Frimmel
TitleDie Gemäldesammlung des Wiener Schottenstiftes
JournalStudien und Skizzen zur Gemäldekunde
IssueJg. III. Band, H. I. und II. Lieferung (Jänner 1917)
Year of Publication1917
Pages101-108
Cat. Vienna 1886 No. 1484
AuthorEduard von Engerth
TitleGemälde. Beschreibendes Verzeichnis. Kunsthistorische Sammlungen des Allerhöchsten Kaiserhauses
Volume1 - 3
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1886
Cat. Vienna 1783 240 No. 31
AuthorChristian von Mechel
TitleVerzeichnis der Gemälde der kaiserlich königlichen Bilder Gallerie in Wien. verfaßt von Christian von Mechel der kaiserl. königl. und anderer Akademien Mitglied nach der von ihm auf allerhöchsten Befehl im Jahre 1781 gemachten neuen Einrichtung
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1783
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