The Virgin and Child with Grapes

The Virgin and Child with Grapes

Titles

The Virgin and Child with Grapes

[Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]

The Virgin with Grapes

[Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]

Painting on wood

Medium

Painting on wood

[Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]

A half-length depiction of the seated Mother of God in a blue robe. The infant Christ stands on her knee and is supported by her. He looks out at the viewer while eating a grape. The Virgin also looks at the viewer and her long reddish blond hair is covered

A half-length depiction of the seated Mother of God in a blue robe. The infant Christ stands on her knee and is supported by her. He looks out at the viewer while eating a grape. The Virgin also looks at the viewer and her long reddish blond hair is covered by an almost invisible veil.

[Görres, cda 2015]

Attributions
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attributions

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]

Production date
about 1535 - 1540

Production date

about 1535 - 1540

[Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 50.5 x 35.5 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 50.5 x 35.5 cm

  • [Cat. Schaffhausen 1989, 284]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia at top right: winged serpent with dropped wings, facing left

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia at top right: winged serpent with dropped wings, facing left

  • [cda 2013]

Owner
Peyersche Tobias Stimmer-Stiftung, Schaffhausen
Repository
Museum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen
Location
Schaffhausen
CDA ID
CH_PTSS-MAS_A671
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/CH_PTSS-MAS_A671/

Provenance

  • Property of Graf Berchthold, Austrian Foreign Minister
    [Max J. Friedländer-Archive]
  • 1946 Fischer Gallery, Luzern
  • 1953 private collection, Castagnola
  • 1953 Peyersche Tobias Stimmer-Stiftung

[Cat. Schaffhausen 2010, 13; 27-29; 102]

Exhibitions

  • Gent 1955, No. 36

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure/Plate
Cat. Schaffhausen 2010 13, 27-29, 102
EditorSchweizerisches Institut für Kunstwissenschaft SIK
TitleMeisterwerke und Kleinode. Sammlung der Peyerschen Tobias-Stimmer-Stiftung, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen. Gesamtkatalog
Place of PublicationZurich
Year of Publication2010
Sturzenegger-Stiftung 1998 p. 10
EditorSturzenegger-Stiftung, Schaffhausen
TitleSturzenegger-Stiftung Schaffhausen. Katalog der Erwerbungen 1992-1996
Place of PublicationSchaffhausen
Year of Publication1998
Cat. Schaffhausen 1989 284
AuthorEwald Graber
TitleMuseum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen. Katalog der Gemälde und Skulpturen
Place of PublicationSchaffhausen
Year of Publication1989
Lang, Rapp, Jezler 1985 10
AuthorPaul Lang, Anna Rapp, Peter Jezler
TitleDie Peyersche Tobias Stimmer-Stiftung im Museum zu Allerheiligen Schaffhausen
Place of PublicationSchaffhausen
Year of Publication1985
Exhib. Cat. Gent 1955 A 119 36
Authorn. a.
TitleCharles-Quint et son temps [Gent, Musée des Beaux-Arts, 05 April - 30 June 1955]
Place of PublicationGhent
Year of Publication1955
  • The Virgin and Child with Grapes, about 1535 - 1540

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Underdrawing

DESCRIPTION

An underdrawing is not readily visible. However, very fine, thin lines (dry drawing implement?) are visible on the infant Christ’s left foot, around his eyes and in the Virgin’s face.

[Sandner, Smith-Contini, Heydenreich, cda 2020]

  • photographed by Gunnar Heydenreich
  • photographed by Ingo Sandner

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15.02.2016Technical examination / Scientific analysis

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