Portrait of Johann the Steadfast (1468-1532), Elector of Saxony

Portrait of Johann the Steadfast (1468-1532), Elector of Saxony

Titles

Portrait of Johann the Steadfast (1468-1532), Elector of Saxony

[CDA 2011]

Friedrich der Weise

[Hosäus 1883, 51, No. 1590]

Painting on wood

Medium

Painting on wood

[Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 34]

A half-length portrait of Johann the Steadfast shown in three-quarter profile facing to the left against a blue background. The elector wears a black beret and a fur-trimmed coat. Unten eine Kartusche

[Görres, cda 2015]

Attributions
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder
Follower of Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attributions

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 34]

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Elder

Lucas Cranach der Ältere (Nachfolger)
[Hosäus 1883, 51, No. 1590][1]

[1][Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 34]

Augustus Cordes

[Schade 1974, 45-47][1]

[1][Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 34]

Production date
1532

Production date

1532

[Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 34]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 20.4 x 14.2 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 20.4 x 14.2 cm

  • [Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 34]

  • Dimensions including frame: 26 x 20.2 x 2.1 cm

  • [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]

Signature / Dating
Arist' insignia bottom left in the centre: winged serpent with elevated wings and dated '1532'; beneath the monogram 'AK' (linked)

Signature / Dating

  • Arist' insignia bottom left in the centre: winged serpent with elevated wings and dated '1532'; beneath the monogram 'AK' (linked)

  • [CDA 2011]

Inscriptions and Labels
Reverse not examined

Inscriptions and Labels

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Reverse not examined
  • [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]
Owner
Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, Dessau
Repository
Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, Dessau
Location
Dessau
CDA ID
DE_AGGD_438
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_AGGD_438/

Provenance

  • old ducal Inv. No. 1590, Joachim-Ernst-Stiftung
    [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]

  • origin unknown

  • since 1883 recorded in the Gotisches Haus in Wörlitz (library)

[Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 34]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Exhib. Cat. Wörlitz 2015 120-121
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
Cat. Dessau 1996 34, 35 No. 438 Fig. 438
AuthorStephan Klingen
TitleDie deutschen Gemälde des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts, Kritischer Bestandskatalog
Volume1
Place of PublicationWeimar
Year of Publication1996
Schade 1974 45-47
AuthorWerner Schade
TitleDie Malerfamilie Cranach
Place of PublicationDresden
Year of Publication1974
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/schade1974
Cat. Ostfalen 1933 No. II/20
Authorn. a.
TitleGesamt-Bildnis-Katalog für Ostfalen, Bd. 1, Heft 2: Der Kreis Dessau-Köthen/ Öffentlicher Besitz
Volume1
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1933
Hartmann 1913 90 No. 1590
AuthorAdolph Hartmann
TitleDer Wörlitzer Park und seine Kunstschätze
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1913
Hosäus 1883 51 No. 1590
AuthorWilhelm Hosäus
TitleWorlitz. Ein Handbuch für die Besucher des Wörlitzer Gartens und der Wörlitzer Kunstsammlungen
Place of PublicationDessau
Year of Publication1883
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