Gersdorf Triptych [left wing]: Healing the Blind Man (recto), The Resurrection (verso)

Gersdorf Triptych [left wing]: Healing the Blind Man (recto), The Resurrection (verso)

Title

Gersdorf Triptych [left wing]: Healing the Blind Man (recto), The Resurrection (verso)

[cda 2021]

Painting on wood

Medium

Painting on wood

[Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2005, 324]

Recto: Christ is shown in front of an expansive landscape, bending down and placing his hand on a man sitting on the ground with his hand folded in prayer, while the disciples gather around Christ.

Verso: Christ stands in front of the sealed tomb, holding the victory banner in his

Recto: Christ is shown in front of an expansive landscape, bending down and placing his hand on a man sitting on the ground with his hand folded in prayer, while the disciples gather around Christ.

Verso: Christ stands in front of the sealed tomb, holding the victory banner in his right hand, while the sleeping soldiers in the foreground slowly awake.

[cda 2021]

Attributions
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop

Attributions

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Extract from the 'Ortschronik'; unpublished report R. Merz, 11.07.2019]

Lucas Cranach the Elder and workshop

[cda 2021]

Production date
about 1510

Production date

about 1510

[cda 2021]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: c. 146 × 50 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: c. 146 × 50 cm

  • [cda 2021]

Signature / Dating
None
Owner
Ev.-Luth. Kirchgemeinde Bischheim-Gersdorf
Repository
painting not preserved
CDA ID
DE_KBG-Lost_NONE-KBG001a
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_KBG-Lost_NONE-KBG001a/

Provenance

  • the original location is unknown, as is the date when the central panel and wing panels were separated
  • in 1746 the wings were donated to the church in Gersdorf by Johann Christian Müldener, the court secretary of Augusts III
  • in 20.04.1945 the church was burnt down; the wing panels had been evacuated to Dresden, but were destroyed during an air-raid
    [Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2005, 325]
    [Extract from the 'Ortschronik'; unpublished report R. Merz, 11.07.2019]
  • Gersdorf Triptych [left wing]: Healing the Blind Man (recto), The Resurrection (verso), about 1510

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Technical studies

Support

- the panel consisted of nine horizontal planks

[Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2005, 324]

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