Wing of an altarpiece with Sts James the Elder, Matthew (Thomas?), Andrew

Wing of an altarpiece with Sts James the Elder, Matthew (Thomas?), Andrew

Title

Wing of an altarpiece with Sts James the Elder, Matthew (Thomas?), Andrew

[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 77]

Painting on limewood

Medium

Painting on limewood

[Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 77]

The three saint stand as full-length figures with their attributes in front of an arched recess, concealed behind a closed curtain. The arch is only half visible.

[Görres, cda 2015]

Attribution
Master of the Pflock Altarpiece

Attribution

Master of the Pflock Altarpiece

[Exhib. Cat. Eisenach 1998, No. 23.5b][Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 77]

Production date
about 1520

Production date

about 1520

[Exhib. Cat. Eisenach 1998, No. 23.5b] [Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 77]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 122 x 51 x 1.5 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 122 x 51 x 1.5 cm

  • [condition report Hessisches Landesmuseum 1989]

Signature / Dating
None
Owner
Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Repository
Hessisches Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Location
Darmstadt
CDA ID
DE_HLMD_GK68a
FR (1978) Nr.
FRSup001B
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_HLMD_GK68a/

Provenance

  • supposedly originally from Banz monastery
  • acquired in 1872 from the art dealer Maurer
    [Cat. Darmstadt 1990, No. 77]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Exhib. Cat. Eisenach 1998 234, 235 23.5b Figs. 23.5b1-2
EditorWartburg-Stiftung, Eisenach, Fachhochschule , Ingo Sandner
TitleUnsichtbare Meisterzeichnungen auf dem Malgrund. Cranach und seine Zeitgenossen. Ausstellungskatalog und Tagungsband Katalogteil 1; 2: Werkstatt und Schüler Cranachs; 3: Süddeutsche Meister; 4: Albrecht Dürer und sein Kreis; 5: Rheinische Meister
Place of PublicationRegensburg
Year of Publication1998
Pages229-240
Erichsen 1994 A 156, 160, 161 Fig. A106c
AuthorJohannes Erichsen
TitleAltäre Lucas Cranachs und seiner Werkstatt vor der Reformation
Publicationin Claus Grimm, Johannes Erichsen, Evamaria Brockhof, eds., Lucas Cranach. Ein Maler-Unternehmen aus Franken, Exhib. Cat. Kronach 1994
SeriesVeröffentlichungen zur bayerischen Geschichte und Kultur
Volume26/94
Place of PublicationAugsburg, Regensburg
Year of Publication1994
Pages150-165
Cat. Darmstadt 1990 256-257 77 p. 256
AuthorWolfgang Beeh
TitleDeutsche Malerei um 1260-1550 im Hessischen Landesmuseum Darmstadt
Place of PublicationDarmstadt
Year of Publication1990
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 409E
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 329E
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. Darmstadt 1914 68
AuthorFriedrich Back
TitleGrossherzoglich Hessisches Landesmuseum in Darmstadt. Verzeichnis der Gemälde
Place of PublicationDarmstadt
Year of Publication1914
Link https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/back1914
Cat. Darmstadt 1885 243a
AuthorRudolf Hofmann
TitleDie Gemälde-Sammlung des Grossherzoglichen Museums in Darmstadt
Place of PublicationDarmstadt
Issue3rd edition
Year of Publication1885
Link https://archive.org/details/bub_gb_Kf9IAAAAMAAJ/mode/2up
  • Wing of an altarpiece with Sts James the Elder, Matthew (Thomas?), Andrew, about 1520

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Technical studies

1990Technical examination / Scientific analysis

  • Infrared photography

Underdrawing

  • examined by Bernd Konrad

1989Technical Examination

Support

- the panel consists of two boards 30.6 cm and 20.7 cm in width; the panel is 0.3 cm thick

- the panel has been trimmed at the left and bottom edges

Ground and Imprimatura

- a barbe is partially visible along the left and top edges; the left and right edges have been trimmed

[Condition report, Hessisches Landesmuseum 1989]

Condition Reports

Date1989

  • despite the auxillary support the panel exhibits a convex warp (when viewed from the recto)

  • numerous retouches and fills, in part extensive discoloured retouches

  • blistering in the upper setion of the painting

[Condition report, Hessisches Landesmuseum 1989]

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