Gersdorf Triptych [right wing]:   Healing the Paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda (recto), The Virgin and Child with St Anne (verso)

Gersdorf Triptych [right wing]: Healing the Paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda (recto), The Virgin and Child with St Anne (verso)

Title

Gersdorf Triptych [right wing]: Healing the Paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda (recto), The Virgin and Child with St Anne (verso)

[cda 2021]

Painting on wood

Medium

Painting on wood

[Exhib. Cat. Chemnitz 2005, 324]

Recto: Christ stands in the foreground with his right hand raised in blessing, accompanied by his disciples and looks down at a sick man lying on the ground. A landscape with a ruin, an artificial lake and further figures is visible in the background.

Verso: Anna and the Virgin are

Recto: Christ stands in the foreground with his right hand raised in blessing, accompanied by his disciples and looks down at a sick man lying on the ground. A landscape with a ruin, an artificial lake and further figures is visible in the background.

Verso: Anna and the Virgin are shown as full-length figures in a landscape. The Virgin holds the infant Christ in her arms, who is in the act of turning a page in an open book given to him by an angel.

[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[Extract from the 'Ortschronik'; unpublished report R. Merz, 11.07.2019]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-KBG001b
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_KBG-Lost_NONE-KBG001b/

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    [Extract from the 'Ortschronik'; unpublished report R. Merz, 11.07.2019]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 [right wing]: Healing the Paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda (recto), The Virgin and Child with St Anne (verso), about 1510

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