Katharina von Bora

Katharina von Bora

Title

Katharina von Bora

[Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

Painting on beech wood(?)

Medium

Painting on beech wood(?)

[Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

A half-length portrait, facing left. The sitter wears a black robe, a white bodice with black laces, a white blouse with black embroidery and a delicate bonnet with a broad yellow band across the forehead and under the chin. She looks at the viewer.

[Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

Attributions
Copy after Lucas Cranach the Elder
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attributions

Copy after Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Heydenreich, cda 2012]

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

Production date
1528 or later

Production date

1528 or later

Dated [Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 36 x 26 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 36 x 26 cm

  • (without additions)

  • Dimensions of support: 36.8 x 26.2 cm

  • (with additions)

  • Dimensions including frame: 45 x 34.8 cm

  • [Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia left of sitter's collar: winged serpent und dated '1528'

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia left of sitter's collar: winged serpent und dated '1528'

  • [Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

Owner
Stiftung Luthergedenkstätten in Sachsen-Anhalt
Repository
Lutherhaus Wittenberg
Location
Wittenberg
CDA ID
DE_LHW_G17
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_LHW_G17/

Provenance

Augustin Collection
[Lutherhaus Wittenberg, revised 2012]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Joestel 2008 100 p. 101
EditorVolkmar Joestel
TitleLuthers Schatzkammer. Kostbarkeiten im Lutherhaus Wittenberg
Place of PublicationDößel
Year of Publication2008
Exhib. Cat. Wittenberg 1999 36-37 p. 37
EditorLutherhalle, Wittenberg
Title"Lieber Herr Käthe" - Katharina von Bora, die Lutherin. Aufsätze anläßlich ihres 500. Geburtstages
Place of PublicationWittenberg
Year of Publication1999
Kühne, Strehle 1993 24-26
AuthorHeinrich Kühne, Jutta Strehle
TitleLucas Cranach der Ältere in Wittenberg. Cranachwerke in Wittenberg
Place of PublicationWittenberg
Year of Publication1993
Exhib. Cat. Wittenberg 1992 p. 180
AuthorVolkmar Joestel
TitleDer Reformator mit dem Hammer. Zur Wirkungsgeschichte von Luthers "Thesenanschlag" bis 1917
Place of PublicationWittenberg
Year of Publication1992
Treu, Pellmann 1991 p. 73
AuthorMartin Treu, Hans Pellmann
TitleDie Lutherhalle Wittenberg
SeriesKleine Kunstführer
Volume1924
Place of PublicationLeipzig
Year of Publication1991
Exhib. Cat. Wittenberg 1984 195 35
AuthorRonny Kabus, Hans-Joachim Beeskow
TitleMartin Luther 1483 bis 1546 in der Staatlichen Lutherhalle Wittenberg. Katalog zur Ausstellung
Place of PublicationRostock
Year of Publication1984
Kabus, Pötschke 1983 p. 31
AuthorRonny Kabus, Jutta Pötzschke
TitleMartin Luther 1483-1546. Ein Begleitheft durch die Hauptausstellung der Staatlichen Lutherhalle Wittenberg
Place of PublicationErfurt
Year of Publication1983
Thulin 1967 70 61
AuthorOskar Thulin
TitleBilder der Reformation. Aus den Sammlungen der Lutherhalle in Wittenberg
Place of PublicationBerlin
IssueThird edition
Year of Publication1967
Thulin 1956 69 60
AuthorOskar Thulin
TitleBilder der Reformation. Aus den Sammlungen der Lutherhalle in Wittenberg
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1956
Jordan 1924 6, 27, 47, 71
AuthorJulius Jordan
TitleZur Geschichte der Sammlungen der Lutherhalle 1877-1922
Place of PublicationWittenberg
Year of Publication1924
Jordan 1920 6
AuthorJulius Jordan
TitleLutherhalle Wittenberg. Führer durch die Sammlungen des Lutherhauses
Place of PublicationWittenberg
IssueSecond edition
Year of Publication1920
  • Katharina von Bora, 1528 or later

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Technical studies

06. 2010Technical examination / Scientific analysis

  • Infrared reflectography
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Underdrawing

- an underdrawing is not visible

[Smith, Sandner, Heydenreich, cda 2012]

  • photographed by Gunnar Heydenreich
  • photographed by Ingo Sandner

Conservation History

Date17.06.2001

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  • conservation treatment by Ateliergemeinschaft Reschke & Beck

Date30.01.1979

  • conservation treatment by Werner Körber

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