Martin Luther, bust-length, facing left

Martin Luther, bust-length, facing left

Title

Martin Luther, bust-length, facing left

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Painting on beech wood (Fagus sp.)

Medium

Painting on beech wood (Fagus sp.)

[Klein 07.02.2020]

See German text version

Attribution
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Ausst.-Kat. Wittenberg, p. 18] [KKL 2022]

Production date
as of 1533

Production date

as of 1533

[KKL 2022]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 15.2 - 15.3 cm (cropped) x 11.35 - 11.43 cm (cropped) x 0.56 - 0.6 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 15.2 - 15.3 cm (cropped) x 11.35 - 11.43 cm (cropped) x 0.56 - 0.6 cm

  • [KKL 2022]

Signature / Dating
None
Inscriptions and Labels
Verso: - irrecognizable fragments of several seals

Inscriptions and Labels

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Verso: - irrecognizable fragments of several seals
  • [KKL 2022]
Owner
Stiftung August Ohm, Hamburg
Repository
Stiftung August Ohm, Hamburg
Location
Hamburg
CDA ID
DE_SAOH_2000-3a
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
KKL-No
III.M-Sup01, Part of KKL appendix
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_SAOH_2000-3a/

Exhibitions

  • Wittenberg 2015

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Wittenb 2015 A 18
AuthorAugust Ohm
TitleCranach und Luther. Aufbruch in die neue Zeit. Gemälde, Grafiken und Objekte der Sammlung Atelier und Stiftung August Ohm, [Wittenberg, Cranach-Stiftung, 26.06.2015-15.01.2016]
Place of PublicationWittenberg
Year of Publication2015
  • Martin Luther, bust-length, facing left, as of 1533

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Technical studies

Date2018 - 2021

Support

see German version

10. 2015Technical examination / Scientific analysis

  • Infrared reflectography
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Underdrawing

DESCRIPTION

Tools/Material:

- fluid dark medium, brush

Type/Ductus:

- relatively economic underdrawing; copied or traced

- thin lines, very short in some places

Function:

- relatively binding for the final painted version; the lines delineate the main contours, define forms therein and describe facial feature; no representation of volume with hatching strokes

Deviations:

- minor corrections were made to forms during the painting process

INTERPRETATION

Attribution:

- not possible

[Sandner, Smith-Contini, Heydenreich, cda 2017]

  • photographed by Gunnar Heydenreich
  • photographed by Ingo Sandner

Condition Reports

Date24.03.2021 - 2021

see German version

  • untersucht von Wibke Ottweiler

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