Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist

Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist

Title

Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist

[http://www.matriznet.dgpc.pt/MatrizNet/Objectos/ObjectosConsultar.aspx?IdReg=249889](accessed 23.09.2013)

Painting on wood

Medium

Painting on wood

[cda 2015]

Oak wood

[Exhib. Cat. Rome 2010, 226, No. 29]
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Salome is depicted as a seated half-length figure wearing a fur-trimmed coat and a fur hat. In her hands she holds a dish with the head of St John the Baptist.

[Görres, cda 2015]

Attribution
Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Lucas Cranach the Elder

[http://www.matriznet.dgpc.pt/MatrizNet/Objectos/ObjectosConsultar.aspx?IdReg=249889](accessed 23.09.2013) [Emmendörffer 1998, 213]

Production dates
about 1510 - 1515
about 1520

Production dates

about 1510 - 1515

[http://www.matriznet.dgpc.pt/MatrizNet/Objectos/ObjectosConsultar.aspx?IdReg=249889](accessed 23.09.2013)

about 1520

[Emmendörffer 1998, 213]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 61 x 49.5 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 61 x 49.5 cm

  • [http://www.matriznet.dgpc.pt/MatrizNet/Objectos/ObjectosConsultar.aspx?IdReg=249889](accessed 23.09.2013)

Owner
Museu National de Arte Antiga, Lisboa
Repository
Museu National de Arte Antiga, Lisboa
Location
Lisbon
CDA ID
PT_MNAAL_738
FR (1978) Nr.
FR033
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/PT_MNAAL_738/

Exhibitions

Lisbon 1898
Berlin 1937, no. 14
Lisbon 1975
Lisbon 1983
Lisbon 1992
Bonn 1999
Madrid 2007-2008
London 2008, No. 90
Rome 2010, No. 29

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure/Plate
Exhib. Cat. Gotha, Kassel 2015 278
EditorJulia Carrasco, Justus Lange, Benjamin D. Spira, Timo Trümper, Stiftung Schloss Friedenstein, Gotha
TitleBild und Botschaft. Cranach im Dienst von Hof und Reformation, [Gotha, Herzogliches Museum; Kassel, Gemäldegalerie Alte Meister, Schloss Wilhelmshöhe]
Place of PublicationHeidelberg
Year of Publication2015
Exhib. Cat. Rome 2010 224 - 227 No. 29 Pl. p. 225, Pl. p. 227 (detail)
EditorGalleria Borghese, Rome, Anna Coliva, Bernard Aikema
TitleCranach. L'altro rinascimento / a different renaissance, [Rome, Galleria Borghese 15 ottobre 2010 - 13 febbraio 2011]
Place of PublicationMilan
Year of Publication2010
Jacoby 2010 224
AuthorJoachim W. Jacoby
TitleSalomè con la Testa di San Giovanni Battista
Publicationin Bernard Aikema, Anna Coliva, eds., Cranach - L'altro rinascimento, Exhib. Cat. Rome
Place of PublicationMilan
Year of Publication2010
Exhib. Cat. Frankfurt 2007 306-307 90 p. 307
EditorBodo Brinkmann
TitleCranach der Ältere, [Frankfurt, Städel Museum, 23 Nov 2007 - 17 Feb 2008]
Place of PublicationOstfildern
Year of Publication2007
Emmendörffer 1998 213 Fig. 22.10
AuthorChristoph Emmendörffer
TitleDie selbständigen Cranachschüler
Publicationin Ingo Sandner, Wartburg-Stiftung Eisenach and Fachhochschule Köln, eds., Unsichtbare Meisterzeichnungen auf dem Malgrund. Cranach und seine Zeitgenossen, Exhib. Cat. Eisenach
Place of PublicationRegensburg
Year of Publication1998
Pages203-228
Grimm 1998 80
AuthorClaus Grimm
TitleDie Anteile von Meister und Werkstatt. Zum Fall Lucas Cranach d.Ä.
Publicationin Ingo Sandner, Wartburg-Stiftung Eisenach and Fachhochschule Köln, eds., Unsichtbare Meisterzeichnungen auf dem Malgrund. Cranach und seine Zeitgenossen, Exhib. Cat. Eisenach
Place of PublicationRegensburg
Year of Publication1998
Pages67-82
Cat. Lisbon 1992
AuthorJosé Luís Porfírio
TitleA Pintura no Museu Nacional de Arte Antiga
Place of PublicationLisbon
Year of Publication1992
Exhib. Cat. Lisbon 1992
EditorDalila Rodrigues
TitleGrão Vasco e a Pintura Europeia do Renascimento [Lisbon, Galerie de Pintura do Rei D. Luís]
Place of PublicationLisbon
Year of Publication1992
Markl 1992
AuthorDagoberto Markl
TitleSalomé
Publicationin Dalila Rodrigues, ed., Grão Vasco e a Pintura Europeia do Renascimento [Lisbon, Galerie de Pintura do Rei D. Luís]
Place of PublicationLisbon
Year of Publication1992
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 033
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Cat. Lisbon 1977
AuthorJosé Luís Porfírio
TitleMuseu Nacional de Arte Antiga, col. Grandes Museus do Mundo
Place of PublicationLisbon
Year of Publication1977
Wirth 1977
AuthorJean Wirth
TitleCranach reconsidéré
JournalRevue de l'art
Issue37
Year of Publication1977
Pages83-99
Exhib. Cat. Basel 1974/1976 660, 661
AuthorDieter Koepplin, Tilman Falk
TitleLukas Cranach. Gemälde, Zeichnungen und Druckgraphik
Volume1, 2
Place of PublicationBasel, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1974
Link http://nbn-resolving.de/urn:nbn:de:bsz:16-diglit-104522
Cat. Lisbon 1965
AuthorArmando Vieira Santos, João Couto
TitleObras-Primas da Pintura Estrangeira no Museu de Arte Antiga
Place of PublicationLisbon
Year of Publication1965
Posse 1942
AuthorHans Posse
TitleLucas Cranach d. Ä.
Place of PublicationVienna
Year of Publication1942
Couto, Valadares 1938
AuthorManuel Valadares, João Couto
TitleA "Salome" de L. Cranach, o Velho
JournalBoletim da Academia Naciional de Bellas Artes
Place of PublicationLisbon
Issue4
Year of Publication1938
Pages39-54
Exhib. Cat. Berlin 1937 17 014 Pl. 24
EditorStaatliche Museen, Berlin
TitleLucas Cranach d. Ä. und Lucas Cranach d. J. Gemälde, Zeichnungen, Graphik
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1937
  • Salome with the Head of Saint John the Baptist, about 1510 - 1515

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Underdrawing

DESCRIPTION

Tools/Materials:

- dry drawing material, pen

Type/Ductus:

- reproduced design

- delicate, fine lines

Function:

- binding for the final painted version; the lines delineate the contours of the figures and indicate the facial features; no representation of volume

Deviations:

- almost no adjustments were made during the painting process

INTERPRETATION

Attribution:

- Lucas Cranach the Elder?, workshop?

Comments:

- possibly transferred from a pre-existing design

[Smith, Sandner, Heydenreich cda 2014]

  • photographed by Gunnar Heydenreich

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