Charity

Charity

Titles

Charity

[Cat. Hamburg 2007, No. 299]

Sitting Charity

[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, No. 406E]

Painting on oak wood

Medium

Painting on oak wood

[Cat. Hamburg 2007, no. 299]
[Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1937, no. 120]

'On the left two naked boys knock apples down and collect them, on the right a naked mother sits in front of a tree with a girl and nurses a baby. In the background a castle on a rocky outcrop is visible.'

[G. Walczak, Cat. Hamburg 2007, no. 299]

Attributions
Lucas Cranach the Younger
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attributions

Lucas Cranach the Younger

[Cat. Hamburg 2007, no. 299] [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 406E] [Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1937, no. 120]

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Jahresbericht Hamburg 1898]

Production date
after 1537

Production date

after 1537

[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, no. 406E] [Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1937, no. 120]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 48.5 x 73.2 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 48.5 x 73.2 cm

  • [Cat. Hamburg 2007, no. 299]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia on the trunk: serpent with dropped wings, facing left; in yellow paint

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia on the trunk: serpent with dropped wings, facing left; in yellow paint

Inscriptions and Labels
On the trunk, in yellow paint: 'CARITAS'

Inscriptions and Labels

Inscriptions, Badges:

  • On the trunk, in yellow paint: 'CARITAS'
Owner
Hamburger Kunsthalle
Repository
Hamburger Kunsthalle
Location
Hamburg
CDA ID
DE_HKH_HK-299
FR (1978) Nr.
FR406E
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_HKH_HK-299/

Provenance

  • bequest of Carl Gottfried Sohst, Hamburg 1898
    [Cat. Hamburg 2007, no. 299]

Exhibitions

Berlin 1937, no. 120
Hamburg 1983, no. 121

[Cat. Hamburg 2007, No. 299]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Cat. Hamburg 2007 299
AuthorMartina Sitt, Gerrit Walczak
TitleDie Sammlungen der Hamburger Kunsthalle. Die deutschen, englischen, französischen, italienischen und spanischen Gemälde 1350-1800
Place of PublicationHamburg
Year of Publication2007
Koepplin 2007 B 66, 69 10
AuthorDieter Koepplin
TitleCranachs Bilder der Caritas im theologischen und humanistischen Geiste Luthers und Melanchthons
Publicationin Bodo Brinkmann, ed., Cranach der Ältere [Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt]
Place of PublicationOstfildern
Year of Publication2007
Pages63-79
Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 1983 A 246-247 121
EditorWerner Hofmann
TitleLuther und die Folgen für die Kunst, [Hamburg, Kunsthalle. 1983-1984]
Place of PublicationMunich
Year of Publication1983
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 406E
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Hentzen 1969 42
AuthorAlfred Hentzen
TitleHamburger Kunsthalle. Meisterwerke der Gemälde-Galerie
Place of PublicationCologne
Year of Publication1969
Wind 1969 21-22 18
AuthorEdgar Wind
TitleGiorgione's 'Tempestà'. With Comments on Giorgione's Poetic Allegories
Place of PublicationOxford
Year of Publication1969
Cat. Hamburg 1966 46
Authorn. a.
TitleKatalog der Alten Meister der Hamburger Kunsthalle
Place of PublicationHamburg
IssueFifth edition
Year of Publication1966
Cat. Hamburg 1956 44
Authorn. a.
TitleKatalog der Alten Meister der Hamburger Kunsthalle
Place of PublicationHamburg
IssueFourth edition
Year of Publication1956
Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1937 45 120 Pl. 89
EditorStaatliche Museen, Berlin
TitleLucas Cranach d. Ä. und Lucas Cranach d. J. Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Graphik
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1937
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 326E
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
Marle 1931-1932 37 p. 1
AuthorRaimond van Marle
TitleIconographie de l'art profane au Moyen-Age et á la Renaissance
Volume2
Place of PublicationThe Hague
Year of Publication1931
Cat. Hamburg 1930 30-31
Authorn. a.
TitleKunsthalle zu Hamburg. Katalog der Alten Meister
Place of PublicationHamburg
IssueThird edition
Year of Publication1930
Cat. Hamburg 1921 31-32
AuthorGustav Pauli
TitleKunsthalle zu Hamburg. Katalog der Alten Meister
Place of PublicationHamburg
IssueSecond edition
Year of Publication1921
Cat. Hamburg 1918 31
Authorn. a.
TitleKunsthalle zu Hamburg. Katalog der Alten Meister
Place of PublicationHamburg
Year of Publication1918
Jahresbericht Hamburg 1898 41
EditorHamburger Kunsthalle
TitleJahresbericht der Kunsthalle zu Hamburg für 1898
Place of PublicationHamburg
Year of Publication1899
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Underdrawing

- an underdrawing is not readily visible; initial design possibly in red chalk?

[Smith, Sandner, Heydenreich, cda 2013]

  • photographed by Gunnar Heydenreich
  • photographed by Ingo Sandner

Conservation History

Date1932

  • restauriert von Unknown

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