Portrait of Count Palatine Philipp of the Rhein, Bishop of Naumburg and Bishop of Freising (1480-1541)

Portrait of Count Palatine Philipp of the Rhein, Bishop of Naumburg and Bishop of Freising (1480-1541)

Title

Portrait of Count Palatine Philipp of the Rhein, Bishop of Naumburg and Bishop of Freising (1480-1541)

[CDA 2011]

Painting on beech wood

Medium

Painting on beech wood

[Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 28]

Half-length portrait in three-quarter profile, facing right. The sitter has his hands clasped.

[Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Melzer 2005, 52] [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, Dessau, 2011]

Production date
1528

Production date

1528

[dated]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 51.4 x 37.4 x 0.5 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 51.4 x 37.4 x 0.5 cm

  • Dimensions including frame: 61.5 x 48 x 2.5 cm

  • [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia centre, left: winged serpent with elevated wings, facing right and dated '1528'

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia centre, left: winged serpent with elevated wings, facing right and dated '1528'

  • [cda 2011]

Inscriptions and Labels
Reverse of the panel: - top, centre: paper label with a boarder, written by Johann Caspar Lavater, feather in brown ink: 'Lieblichlaunige …

Inscriptions and Labels

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Reverse of the panel: - top, centre:
  • paper label with a boarder, written by Johann Caspar Lavater, feather in brown ink: 'Lieblichlaunige Treue, wer liebt dich nicht, wenn er Dich anschaut / von Lucas Cranach / 9.1.1787 L.'
  • - top, left:
  • paper label 'Gemäldegalerie Dessau / Werkstatt-Tagebuch Nr.[stamp, printed] 537 [handwritten with a feather in brown-black ink]'
  • - below:
  • paper label, not legible
  • - bottom, centre:
  • brush in black '34' (?) (crossed-out)
  • - bottom, left:
  • brush in black '1472'
  • - beside this:
  • paper label: 'Cranach, Lukas / 12 Brustbild des Pfalzgrafen Philipp bei Rhein / Jest 1472 6V 392 [handwritten in blue ink]'
  • Reverse of the frame:
  • - top, right:
  • paper label: 'Gemäldegalerie Dessau / Werkstatt-Tagebuch Nr.[stamp, printed] 537 [handwritten with a feather in brown-black ink]'
  • - beside this:
  • paper label, in pencil: 'C. 13'
  • - bottom, right:
  • paper label 'Staatliche Galerie Dessau / Gesamtverzeichnis / Nr.[printed] 392 [handwritten in pencil]'
  • [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]
Owner
Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, Dessau
Repository
Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, Dessau
Location
Dessau
CDA ID
DE_AGGD_12
FR (1978) Nr.
FR320
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_AGGD_12/

Provenance

  • Wörlitz, Gotisches Haus, No. 1472 (old ducal Inv. No., Joachim-Ernst-Stiftung)
    [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 136]
  • origin unknown
  • since 1863 recorded in the Gotisches Haus in Wörlitz (Ministry Cabinet)
  • Anhaltische gemäldegalerie, Dessau
    [Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 28]

Exhibitions

Weimar, Wittenberg 1953, 31, No. 35
Weimar 1972, No. 46
Basel 1974, 775

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Exhib. Cat. Wörlitz 2015 136-137
EditorKulturstiftung Dessau Wörlitz
EditingWolfgang Savelsberg
TitleCranach im Gotischen Haus in Wörlitz, [Wörlitz, Gotisches Haus, 15 May - 4 Oct. 2015]
SeriesKataloge und Schriften der Kulturstiftung Dessau Wörlitz
Volume35
Place of PublicationMunich
Year of Publication2015
Tacke 2015 83 Fig. 1
AuthorAndreas Tacke
TitleGleich dem Kaninchen vor der Schlange? Altgläubige und die Wittenberger Bildpropaganda.
Publicationin Julia Carrasco, Justus Lange, Benjamin D. Spira, Timo Trümper, Stiftung Schloss Friedenstein Gotha and Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, eds., Bild und Botschaft. Cranach im Dienst von Hof und Reformation, [Exhib. Cat. Gotha, Kassel]
Place of PublicationHeidelberg
Year of Publication2015
Pages82-90
Melzer 2005 52
AuthorReinhard Melzer
TitleCranach in Wörlitz. Das Gotische Haus als frühe Sammlungsstätte altdeutscher Malerei
Publicationin Harald Marx, Ingrid Mössinger, Karin Kolb, ed., Cranach. Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz
Place of PublicationCologne
Year of Publication2005
Pages44-58
Cat. Dessau 1996 28-29 No. 12 Plate 7
AuthorStephan Klingen
TitleDie deutschen Gemälde des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts, Kritischer Bestandskatalog
Volume1
Place of PublicationWeimar
Year of Publication1996
Schade 1993 B 38-43 Figs. p. 39, 41
AuthorWerner Schade
TitleLucas Cranach Gemälde zwischen 1510 und 1530
Place of PublicationDessau
Year of Publication1993
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 133 No. 320 Fig. 320
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Cat. Berlin 1975 A 120
EditorStaatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
TitleKatalog der ausgestellten Gemälde des 13. - 18. Jahrhunderts
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1975
Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974/1976 775 (Bd. II)
AuthorDieter Koepplin, Tilman Falk
TitleLukas Cranach. Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik
Volume1, 2
Place of PublicationBasel, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1974
Link http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-diglit-104522
Exhib. Cat. Weimar 1972 B No. 46
EditorSchlossmuseum Weimar
TitleLucas Cranach 1472-1553. Ein großer Maler in bewegter Zeit
Place of PublicationWeimar
Year of Publication1972
Exhib. Cat. Weimar, Wittenberg 1953 31 No. 35
AuthorWalther Scheidig
EditorDeutsche Lucas Cranach Komitee
TitleLucas Cranach Ausstellung. Weimar und Wittenberg
Place of PublicationWeimar, Wittenberg
Year of Publication1953
Photoverzeichnis Marburg 1937 No. 77465
Authorn. a.
TitlePhotoverzeichnis VII. Neuaufnahmen des Kunstgeschichtlichen Seminars in Marburg aus den Anhaltischen Sammlungen
JournalJahrbuch des Deutschen Vereins für Kunstwissenschaft
IssueBd. 4
Year of Publication1937
PagesI-VIII
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 76 257 Fig. 257
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1932
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/friedlaender1932
Cat. Dessau 1929 16 No. 12
AuthorLudwig Grote
TitleFührer durch die Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie
Place of PublicationDessau
Year of Publication1929
Cat. Dessau 1927 14 No. 12
AuthorLudwig Grote
TitleFührer durch die Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie
Place of PublicationDessau
Year of Publication1927
Hartmann 1913 86 No. 1472
AuthorAdolph Hartmann
TitleDer Wörlitzer Park und seine Kunstschätze
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1913
Hosäus 1883 46 No. 1472
AuthorWilhelm Hosäus
TitleWorlitz. Ein Handbuch für die Besucher des Wörlitzer Gartens und der Wörlitzer Kunstsammlungen
Place of PublicationDessau
Year of Publication1883
Parthey 1863-1864 695 (Bd. 1) No. 288
AuthorGustav Parthey
TitleDeutscher Bildersaal. Verzeichnis der in Deutschland vorhandenen Oelbilder verstorbener Maler aller Schulen
Volume1, 2
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1864
Schuchardt 1851 C 157 461
AuthorChristian Schuchardt
TitleLucas Cranach des Aeltern Leben und Werke. Zweiter Theil
Place of PublicationLeipzig
Year of Publication1851
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/schuchardt1851bd2
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