Roundel portrait of Martin Luther

Roundel portrait of Martin Luther

Title

Roundel portrait of Martin Luther

[KKL 2022]

Painting on beech wood (Fagus sp.)

Medium

Painting on beech wood (Fagus sp.)

[Klein, Bericht 2020]

See German text version

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Ausst.-Kat. Eisenach 2015, 97, No. 27] [Ausst.-Kat. Lübeck 2021, No 1] [KKL 2022]

Production date
1525

Production date

1525

[datiert, KKL 2022]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 12.5 - 12.6 cm diameter (probably cropped) x 0.4 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 12.5 - 12.6 cm diameter (probably cropped) x 0.4 cm

  • [KKL 2022]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia left edge: serpent with elevated wings and dated '1525' with orange paint

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia left edge: serpent with elevated wings and dated '1525' with orange paint

  • [KKL 2022]

Inscriptions and Labels
Inscription on the left side: 'ÆTATIS SV: || 42 . IAR' Reverse: - seal, probably the coat of arms of the …

Inscriptions and Labels

Inscriptions, Badges:

  • Inscription on the left side: 'ÆTATIS SV: || 42 . IAR'
  • [KKL 2022]

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • Reverse: - seal, probably the coat of arms of the Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
  • [Senger online database, accessed 20-03-2019](https://www.senger-bamberg.de/media-files/mediaitems/files/senger_tefaf2012.pdf)
Owner
Kulturstiftung Hansestadt Lübeck, die Lübecker Museen
Repository
St. Annen-Museum, Lübeck
Location
Lübeck
CDA ID
PRIVATE_NONE-P276
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
KKL-No
III.M4, Part of portait group III
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/PRIVATE_NONE-P276/

Provenance

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Eisenach 2015 97 No. 27 Fig. p. 97
Author / EditorGünter Schuchardt
TitleCranach, Luther und die Bildnisse. Katalog zur Sonderausstellung auf der Wartburg, 2. April bis 19. Juli 2015
Place of PublicationRegensburg
Year of Publication2015
  • Roundel portrait of Martin Luther, 1525

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Technical studies

Date2018 - 2021

Support

see German version

Condition Reports

Date2018 - 2021

see German version

  • examined by Wibke Ottweiler

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