Martin Luther, bust-length, facing right

Martin Luther, bust-length, facing right

Titles

Martin Luther, bust-length, facing right

[KKL 2022]

Portrait of Martin Luther

[CDA 2011]

Painting on limewood

Medium

Painting on limewood

[Klein 12.04.2021a]

See German text version

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

Attributions

Follower of Lucas Cranach the Elder

"Kopie"
[Melzer 2005, p. 52] [KKL 2022]

Lucas Cranach der Ältere (Nachfolger)
[Klingen 1996, p. 37]

Lucas Cranach der Ältere (Nachfolger)
[Hosäus 1883, p. 51, Nr. 1589][1]

[1] [Klingen 1996, p. 37]

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

Lucas Cranach der Ältere (Werkstatt)
[Cat. Ostfalens, II/15][1]

[1][Klingen, Cat. Dessau 1996, 37]

Production date
about 1550 - 1699

Production date

about 1550 - 1699

"Zweite Hälfte des 16. Jahrhunderts/Anfang 17. Jahrhundert" [Ausst.-Kat. Dessau 2015, 283] [KKL 2022]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 39.5 - 39.6 x 22.6 - 22.9 x 0.4 - 0.5 cm (bevelled to 4 - 5 mm at the edges)

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 39.5 - 39.6 x 22.6 - 22.9 x 0.4 - 0.5 cm (bevelled to 4 - 5 mm at the edges)

  • [KKL 2022]

  • Dimensions including frame: 47.7 x 31.1 x 3.2 cm

  • [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]

Signature / Dating
Dated on the right, next to the sitter's cheek: '1529'

Signature / Dating

  • Dated on the right, next to the sitter's cheek: '1529'

  • [KKL 2022]

Inscriptions and Labels
- top: 'D. M. L.' Reverse of the panel: - top left: paper label 'Gemäldegalerie Dessau / Werkstatt-Tagebuch Nr. 380 ' - …

Inscriptions and Labels

Inscriptions, Badges:

  • - top: 'D. M. L.'
  • [KKL 2022]

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Reverse of the panel: - top left:
  • paper label 'Gemäldegalerie Dessau / Werkstatt-Tagebuch Nr. [printed stamp] 380 [handwritten with a feather in brown]'
  • - top half of the panel, centre:
  • red pen 'Jst 1589'
  • - below, left:
  • red pen '1589'
  • - in the centre:
  • white chalk, numbers '1(?) 2(?) 1(?) 0(?)'
  • - lower half of the panel, centre:
  • brush in black '40'
  • - below:
  • red pen '87'
  • - bottom right:
  • paper label with inscription, handwritten in blue ink 'Cranach, Lukas / 440 Bildnis Martin Luther / Jst 1589, GV 236a'
  • Reverse of the frame:
  • - bottom left:
  • paper label "Staatliche Galerie Dessau / Gesamtverzeichnis / Nr. [printed] 236a [handwritten, pencil]
  • [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]
Owner
Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, Dessau
Repository
Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, Dessau
Location
Dessau
CDA ID
DE_AGGD_440
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
KKL-No
IV.M-Sup02a, Part of KKL appendix
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_AGGD_440/

Provenance

  • old ducal Inv. No. 1589, Joachim-Ernst-Stiftung
    [Anhaltische Gemälde-Galerie, revised 2011]
  • origin unknown
  • since 1863 recorded in the Gotisches Haus in Wörlitz (library)
  • Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie Dessau
    [Klingen 1996, p. 37]

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
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 37-38 No. 440 Fig. 440
AuthorStephan Klingen
TitleDie deutschen Gemälde des 16. und 17. Jahrhunderts, Kritischer Bestandskatalog
Volume1
Place of PublicationWeimar
Year of Publication1996
Cat. Ostfalen 1933 No. II/15
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. 1589
AuthorAdolph Hartmann
TitleDer Wörlitzer Park und seine Kunstschätze
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1913
Hosäus 1883 51 No. 1589
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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Date2018 - 2021

Support

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Condition Reports

Date2018 - 2021

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  • examined by Wibke Ottweiler

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