Margrave Georg Friedrich of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth

Margrave Georg Friedrich of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth

Title

Margrave Georg Friedrich of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth

[cda 2020]

Painting on wood

Medium

Painting on wood

[Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten 2004, 131]
[Lost Art database: http://www.lostart.de/DE/Verlust/54652; accessed 21.05.2020]

The painting shows the Margrave Georg Friedrich as an almost frontal, half-length figure against a dark curtain (later addition). He is clad in armour and looks out confidently at the viewer.

[cda 2020]

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Younger

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Younger

[SPSG 2004, 131]
[Lost Art database: http://www.lostart.de/DE/Verlust/54652; accessed 21.05.2020]

Production date
about 1564

Production date

about 1564

[cda 2020]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 97 x 74 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 97 x 74 cm

  • [SPSG 2004, 131]

  • [Lost Art database: http://www.lostart.de/DE/Verlust/54652; accessed 21.05.2020]

Inscriptions and Labels
Inscription at the top: 'V:G:G: Georg Fridrich Marggraf zu Brandenburgk in Preussen. // Auch in Schlesien und Jegerndorf und etc. Hertzog etc.' Probably …

Inscriptions and Labels

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Inscription at the top: 'V:G:G: Georg Fridrich Marggraf zu Brandenburgk in Preussen. //
  • Auch in Schlesien und Jegerndorf und etc. Hertzog etc.'
  • Probably added in the 17th century together with the dark curtain
  • [SPSG 2004, 131]
Owner
Stiftung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg
Repository
Unknown
CDA ID
DE_SPSG-Lost_GKI8040
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_SPSG-Lost_GKI8040/

Provenance

  • 1883 listed in the inventory of Schloss Königsberg (may have beloned to the Prussian ducal collection)
  • 1944 Schloss Rheinsberg
  • lost
    [Stiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten 2004, 131]
    [Lost Art database: http://www.lostart.de/DE/Verlust/54652; accessed 21.05.2020]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
SPSG 2004 131
AuthorGerd Bartoschek, Christoph Martin Vogtherr
EditorStiftung Preussische Schlösser und Gärten Berlin-Brandenburg
TitleStiftung Preußische Schlösser und Gärten, Zerstört, entführt, verschollen. Die Verluste der preußischen Schlösser im Zweiten Weltkrieg, Gemälde I
Place of PublicationPotsdam
Year of Publication2004
Eckardt 1975 27
AuthorGötz Eckardt
TitleDie Gemälde in der Bildergalerie von Sanssouci.
Place of PublicationPotsdam
Year of Publication1975
Troschke 1938 A 19
AuthorAsmus von Troschke
TitleStudien zu Cranachscher Kunst im Herzogtum Preußen
Place of PublicationBorna
Year of Publication1938
Rohde 1937 26
AuthorAlfred Rohde
TitleSchloss Königsberg
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1937
  • Margrave Georg Friedrich of Brandenburg-Ansbach-Bayreuth, about 1564

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