Martin Luther, half-length, facing left

Martin Luther, half-length, facing left

Title

Martin Luther, half-length, facing left

[KKL 2022]

Painting on wood (thinned and transferred on oak plywood)

See German text version

Attributions
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attributions

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

[KKL 2022]

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Aukt.-Kat. London 1892, S. 12–13, Nr. 26 und 27]

Production date
1526

Production date

1526

[dated, KKL 2022]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 19.6 x 14.2 x 1.13 cm (cropped)

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 19.6 x 14.2 x 1.13 cm (cropped)

  • [KKL 2022]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia at the left upper corner: winged serpent with elevated wings, facing right, and dated '1526', in yellow paint

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia at the left upper corner: winged serpent with elevated wings, facing right, and dated '1526', in yellow paint

  • [KKL 2022]

Inscriptions and Labels
- On revers top centre badge 'MARTIN LUTHER' - Top of badge, left, circular paper sticker 'HAB C 118B' (handwritten) - Top …

Inscriptions and Labels

Stamps, Seals, Labels:

  • - On revers top centre badge 'MARTIN LUTHER'
  • - Top of badge, left, circular paper sticker 'HAB C 118B' (handwritten)
  • - Top of badge, right, circular paper sticker 'MAGNIAC COLLECTION' (printed) with labelling '37' (handwritten)
  • [KKL 2020]
Owner
Private Collection
Repository
Private Collection
Location
CDA ID
PRIVATE_NONE-P333
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
KKL-No
III.M16a, Part of portait group III
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/PRIVATE_NONE-P333/

Provenance

  • From the collection of Hollingworth Magniac (1786–1867)
  • In the possession of present owner since 1892
    [KKL 2022]

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure/Plate
Auct. Cat. London 1892 12 26
Author / EditorMessrs. Christie, Manson & Woods
TitleCatalogue of the renowned collection of works of art, chiefly formed by the late Hollingworth Magniac, Esq. (known as the Colworth collection), London, Messrs. Christie, Manson & Woods, July 2-4 1892 and following days
Place of PublicationLondon
Year of Publication1892
  • Martin Luther, half-length, facing left, 1526

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