Portrait of a Man without a Beard

Portrait of a Man without a Beard

Title

Portrait of a Man without a Beard

[cda 2017]

Painting on paper with a brownish ground application; initial design with a quill and chalk; lined on canvas

Medium

Painting on paper with a brownish ground application; initial design with a quill and chalk; lined on canvas

[Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, revised 2017]

The portrait depicts a middle aged man without a beard, which would have been in keeping with his age. [Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt 2007, No. 81, 284]

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, revised 2017]
[Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 2003, No. 12]

Production dates
about 1520
about 1515

Production dates

about 1520

[Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, revised 2017]
[Brinkmann, Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt 2007, 284, No. 81]

1510 - 1522

[Grimm, Exhib. Cat. Eisenach 1994, 341, 342, No. 163]

about 1510 - 1515

[Schade, Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 2003, No. 12]

about 1515

[Rosenberg 1960, 28, No. 73] [Schade 1974, pl. 64]

about 1515 - 1520

[Girshausen 1937, 38, No. 42]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 22.3 x 16 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 22.3 x 16 cm

  • [Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, revised 2017]

Signature / Dating
None
Owner
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Repository
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin Preußischer Kulturbesitz
Location
Berlin
CDA ID
DE_SMBKSK_KdZ4478
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_SMBKSK_KdZ4478/

Provenance

  • acquired before 1855
    [Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, revised 2017]

Exhibitions

Kronach 1994, No. 163
Hamburg 2003, No. 12
Frankfurt 2007, No. 81
Düsseldorf 2017, No. 166

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Exhib. Cat. Düsseldorf 2017 267-269 166
EditorGunnar Heydenreich, Daniel Görres, Beat Wismer
TitleLucas Cranach der Ältere. Meister - Marke - Moderne. [anlässlich der Ausstellung "Cranach. Meister - Marke - Moderne", Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, 08. April 2017 - 30. Juli 2017]
Place of PublicationMunich
Year of Publication2017
Hofbauer 2011 260, 261 119 Fig. p. 261
AuthorMichael Hofbauer
TitleCranach - die Zeichnungen
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication2011
Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt 2007 284 81
EditorBodo Brinkmann
TitleCranach der Ältere, [Frankfurt, Städel Museum, 23 Nov 2007 - 17 Feb 2008]
Place of PublicationOstfildern
Year of Publication2007
Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 2003 29, 168 012 Pl. 12
EditorBucerius Kunst Forum, Werner Schade
TitleLucas Cranach. Glaube, Mythologie und Moderne [Bucerius Kunst Forum, Hamburg]
Place of PublicationOstfildern-Ruit
Year of Publication2003
Schade 2003 13 Fig. 1
AuthorWerner Schade
TitleBildhaftigkeit bei Cranach
Publicationin Heiz Spielmann, Werner Schade, eds., Lucas Cranach Glaube Mythologie und Maderne , Exhib. Cat. Hamburg 2003
Place of PublicationOstfildern-Ruit
Year of Publication2003
Pages12-21
Exhib. Cat. Kronach 1994 341, 342 163
EditorClaus Grimm, Johannes Erichsen, Evamaria Brockhoff
TitleLucas Cranach. Ein Maler-Unternehmer aus Franken [Festung Rosenberg, Kronach 17.05 - 21.08.1994; Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig 07.09 - 06.11.1994]
SeriesVeröffentlichungen zur bayerischen Geschichte und Kultur
Volume26
Place of PublicationAugsburg, Coburg
Year of Publication1994
Schade 1974 Pl. 64
AuthorWerner Schade
TitleDie Malerfamilie Cranach
Place of PublicationDresden
Year of Publication1974
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/schade1974
Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1973 48 54 Fig. 29
AuthorWilhelm H. Köhler, Frank Steigerwald
TitleLucas Cranach. Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Druckgraphik
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1973
Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1967 67
AuthorFedja Anzelewsky
TitleDürer und seine Zeit, Meisterzeichnungen aus dem Berliner Kupferstichkbinett [Berlin-Dahlem]
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1967
Rosenberg 1960 28 73
AuthorJakob Rosenberg
TitleDie Zeichnungen Lucas Cranachs d.Ä.
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1960
Exhib. Cat. Munich 1956 50
Authorn. a.
TitleDeutsche Zeichnungen 1400 - 1900 [Munich, Berlin, Hamburg, before in Washington, Cleveland, Boston, San Francisco, New York]
Place of Publication[n.a.]
Year of Publication1956
Winkler 1951 48 - 51
AuthorF. Winkler
TitleDie großen Zeichner
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1951
Thöne 1939 B 18
AuthorFriedrich Thöne
TitleLukas Cranach d. Ä. Meisterzeichnungen
Place of PublicationBurg b. M.
Year of Publication1939
Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1937 69 204 Pl. 138
EditorStaatliche Museen, Berlin
TitleLucas Cranach d. Ä. und Lucas Cranach d. J. Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Graphik
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1937
Girshausen 1937 38 42
AuthorTheo Ludwig Girshausen
TitleDie Handzeichnungen Lucas Cranachs d. Ä.
Place of PublicationFrankfurt a. M.
Year of Publication1937
Rosenberg 1934 A 181
AuthorJakob Rosenberg
TitleDeutsche Bildzeichnungen des 16. Jhs. im Museum zu Reims
JournalJahrbuch der Preußischen Kunstsammlungen
Issue55
Year of Publication1934
Pages181-189
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 under No. 56
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1932
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/friedlaender1932
  • Portrait of a Man without a Beard, about 1520

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Underdrawing

DESCRIPTION

The initial design was drawn with a stylus

[Sandner, Smith-Contini, Heydenreich, cda 2018]

  • photographed by Gunnar Heydenreich
  • photographed by Ingo Sandner

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