Altarpiece from the parish church 'Unser Lieben Frauen', Kemberg [inner wing, left]: The Baptism (interior), The Deluge (exterior)

Altarpiece from the parish church 'Unser Lieben Frauen', Kemberg [inner wing, left]: The Baptism (interior), The Deluge (exterior)

Title

Altarpiece from the parish church 'Unser Lieben Frauen', Kemberg [inner wing, left]: The Baptism (interior), The Deluge (exterior)

[cda 2019]

Painting on wood

Medium

Painting on wood

[Danz, Wolff 2016, 125]

Recto:

The Baptism with a group of reformers including the donor Provost Matthias Wankel

Verso:

The Deluge

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Younger and Workshop

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Younger and Workshop

[Danz, Wolff 2016, 125]

Production date
1565

Production date

1565

[dated on the inner left wing]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia on a sheet of paper held by Matthias Wankel in his right hand: 'Aeta, 54, 1565', with the winged serpent beneath

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia on a sheet of paper held by Matthias Wankel in his right hand: 'Aeta, 54, 1565', with the winged serpent beneath

  • [Thulin 1955, 111]

Owner
Stadtkirche Unser Lieben Frauen zu Kemberg
Repository
Stadtkirche Unser Lieben Frauen zu Kemberg
Location
Kemberg
CDA ID
DE_SkULFK_NONE_SkULFK_1b
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_SkULFK_NONE_SkULFK_1b/

Provenance

  • 1565 commissioned for the parish church ' Unser Lieben Frauen' in Kemberg (choir)
  • 1994 altarpiece damaged and partly destroyed in a fire
    [Danz, Wolff 2016, 125]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Danz, Wolff 2016
AuthorKaroline Danz, Diana Wolff
TitleDas Retabel von Lucas Cranach d. J. in der Stadtkirche zu Kemberg (1565)
Publicationin Elisabeth Rüber-Schütte, ed., Lucas Cranach in Sachsen-Anhalt
SeriesKleine Hefte zur Denkmalpflege
Volume10
Place of PublicationHalle
Year of Publication2016
Rüber-Schütte 2016 124-136
EditorElisabeth Rüber-Schütte
TitleLucas Cranach in Sachsen-Anhalt
SeriesKleine Hefte zur Denkmalpflege
Volume10
Place of PublicationHalle
Year of Publication2016
  • Altarpiece from the parish church 'Unser Lieben Frauen', Kemberg [inner wing, left]: The Baptism (interior), The Deluge (exterior), 1565

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Technical studies

2016Technical Examination

Framing

Original frame: Renaissance elements and acanthus vines, as well as trumpeting angels above the fixed wings. The predella was flanked by pilasters with ionic capitals. The top was decorated with a finial with two putti holding the electoral coat of arms. [only fragments survive]

[Danz, Wolff 2016, 125]

Conservation History

Date04. 2015 - 05. 2015

Conservation treatment

[Danz, Wolff 2016, 126-136]

  • conservation treatment by Diana Wolff
  • conservation treatment by Karoline Danz

Date1998 - 2002

Treatment was carried out in the conservation studio of the Landesamtes für Denkmalpflege und Archäologie Sachsen-Anhalt, Halle (LDA)

[Danz, Wolff 2016, 126]

  • conservation treatment by Gabriele Georgi
  • conservation treatment by Kathrin Brinz

Citing from the Cranach Digital Archive

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