An ill-matched Pair

An ill-matched Pair

Title

An ill-matched Pair

[CDA 2010]

Painting on beech wood

Medium

Painting on beech wood

[Klein, Report 1997]

Wood (oak wood?)

[Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]

A love scene with half-length figures. An old man embraces a young woman.

[Gemäldegalerie Berlin, Unsinn 2010]

Attribution
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]

Production date
1535

Production date

1535

[dated]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 37 x 23.9 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 37 x 23.9 cm

  • Dimensions including frame: 50.2 x 36.8 cm

  • [Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]

Signature / Dating
Below the proper right elbow of the girl: dated '1535'

Signature / Dating

  • Below the proper right elbow of the girl: dated '1535'

Owner
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
Repository
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
Location
Berlin
CDA ID
DE_smbGG_1606
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/DE_smbGG_1606/

Provenance

  • 1885 acquired from His Royal Highness and Heir to the Throne of Meiningen

[Gemäldegalerie, revised 2010]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure/Plate
Heydenreich 2007 A 404
AuthorGunnar Heydenreich
TitleLucas Cranach the Elder
Place of PublicationAmsterdam
Year of Publication2007
Link https://lucascranach.org/application/files/6116/2097/3099/Heydenreich_2007_Lucas_Cranach_the_Elder.pdf
Cat. Berlin 1996 35 Fig. 87
AuthorRainald Grosshans, Henning Bock
EditorStaatliche Museen zu Berlin, Gemäldegalerie
TitleGemäldegalerie Berlin. Gesamtverzeichnis
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1996
Klein 1994 A 198 Tab. 5
AuthorPeter Klein
TitleLucas Cranach und seine Werkstatt. Holzarten und dendrochronologische Analyse
Publicationin Claus Grimm, Johannes Erichsen, Evamaria Brockhoff, eds.,Lucas Cranach. Ein Maler-Unternehmer aus Franken, Exhib. Cat. Kronach 1994
SeriesVeröffentlichungen zur bayerischen Geschichte und Kultur
Volume26
Place of PublicationAugsburg, Coburg
Year of Publication1994
Pages194-200
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 132
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
  • An ill-matched Pair, 1535

Images

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Technical studies

17.02.1997Scientific analysis

  • Identification of wood species / Dendrochronology

Support

Identification of wood species: beech wood

Youngest annual ring: 1530

[Klein Report, 17.02.1997]

  • analysed by Peter Klein
  • X-radiography
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