Veit Dietrich on his Deathbed

Veit Dietrich on his Deathbed

Titles

Veit Dietrich on his Deathbed

[Kokoska 1994, 196f., 287, Fig. Typ V, 3]

Philipp Melanchthon on his Deathbed

[Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]

Caspar Cruciger on his Deathbed

? [cda 2022]

Painting on beech

Medium

Painting on beech

[Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]

Bust portrait of a man in a white shirt on his deathbed. Facing left.

[Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]

Attribution
Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Younger

Attribution

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Younger

[Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]

Production dates
after 1549
after 1560

Production dates

after 1549

[Kokoska 1994, 196f., 287, Fig. Typ V, 3]

after 1560

[Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg 2014]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 36 x 23 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 36 x 23 cm

  • Dimensions including frame: 47.3 x 34 x 2 cm

  • [Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia at the right at head-height: winged serpent with dropped wings, beneath the letter 'L'

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia at the right at head-height: winged serpent with dropped wings, beneath the letter 'L'

  • [Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]

Inscriptions and Labels
- beneath the winged serpent: the letter 'L'

Inscriptions and Labels

Inscriptions, Badges:

  • - beneath the winged serpent: the letter 'L'
  • [Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]
Owner
Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg
Repository
Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg
Location
Oldenburg
CDA ID
DE_LmKKO_15-575
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_LmKKO_15-575/

Provenance

  • in 1804 acquired by Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Tischbein
  • recorded in the museum from 1805, No. 39
    [Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Oldenburg, revised 2014]

Exhibitions

Bremen 2009

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Exhib. Cat. Bremen 2009 66 No. 20
EditorRainer Stamm
TitleLucas Cranach der Schnellste
Place of PublicationBremen
Year of Publication2009
Cat. Oldenburg 1967 49 Fig.
AuthorHerbert Wolfgang Keiser
TitleGemäldegalerie Oldenburg
Volume1, 2
Place of PublicationMunich
Year of Publication1967
Cat. Oldenburg 1868 53 No. 187
AuthorBaron A. von Alten
TitleVerzeichniß der Gemälde und Gypsabgüsse in der Grossherzoglichen Sammlung zu Oldenburg
Place of PublicationOldenburg
Year of Publication1868

Research History / Discussion

A similar signature has been identified on a further three panels, one in Oldenburg: a Portrait of Erasmus DE_LmKKO_15-574, a Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon now in the Mauritshuis in The Hague NL_RM_SK-A-2561 and a Portrait of Caspar Cruciger now in a private collection PRIVATE_NONE-P516 All four panels are also of approximately the same dimensions.

[cda 2022]

  • Veit Dietrich on his Deathbed, after 1549

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