Portrait of a Young Lady

Portrait of a Young Lady

Title

Portrait of a Young Lady

[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 104, No. 171]

Painting on limewood

Medium

Painting on limewood

[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 104, No. 171]

A half-length portrait of a young woman against a dark background. Turned slightly to the left she is wearing a sumptuous dress and her hair is pinned up under a bonnet decorated with pearls. A choker set with precious stones decorates her neck together with a double chain and a

A half-length portrait of a young woman against a dark background. Turned slightly to the left she is wearing a sumptuous dress and her hair is pinned up under a bonnet decorated with pearls. A choker set with precious stones decorates her neck together with a double chain and a linked chain.

[Herrschaft, cda 2016]

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 104, No. 171]

Production date
about 1525

Production date

about 1525

[Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 104, No. 171]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 42.5 x 27.5 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 42.5 x 27.5 cm

  • [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 104, No. 171]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia at the bottom right: serpent with elevated wings

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia at the bottom right: serpent with elevated wings

Owner
Private Collection
Repository
Private Collection
CDA ID
PRIVATE_NONE-P152
FR (1978) Nr.
FR171
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/PRIVATE_NONE-P152/

Provenance

  • Conte Rucellai, Florence
  • Coll. Dr. Albert Figdor, Vienna (auctioned Berlin, 29.09.1930. No. 100)
  • 1932 Coll. Frau von Pannwitz, De Hartekamp near Haarlem
    [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 104, No. 171]

Exhibitions

Erfurt 1903, Cat.-No. 171

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Cat. Coburg 2018 192, fn. 3 under no. 42
AuthorKlaus Weschenfelder
TitleCranach in Coburg. Gemälde von Lucas Cranach d.Ä., Lucas Cranach d.J., der Werkstatt und des Umkreises in den Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg
Place of PublicationRegensburg
Year of Publication2018
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 104-105 171 Fig. 171
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 146
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
Friedländer 1905 13 Pl. 21
AuthorMax J. Friedländer
TitleDie Tafelmalerei des 15. und 16. Jahrhunderts
Publicationin Oscar Döring, Georg Voss, eds., Meisterwerke der Kunst aus Sachsen und Thüringen
Place of PublicationMagdeburg
Year of Publication1905
Pages3-18
Exhib. Cat. Erfurt 1903 171
EditorOskar Doering
TitleKatalog der kunstgeschichtlichen Ausstellung zu Erfurt, September 1903
Place of PublicationMagdeburg
Year of Publication1903
Link https://archive.org/details/katalogderkunstg00ange/page/n1/mode/2up

Research History / Discussion

It has not yet been established whether the present portrait and related female portraits are portraits of real sitters or ideal types. [Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979, 104, No. 171]

  • Portrait of a Young Lady, about 1525

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