John Frederick the Magnanimous, Electoral Prince of Saxony

John Frederick the Magnanimous, Electoral Prince of Saxony

Title

John Frederick the Magnanimous, Electoral Prince of Saxony

[Exhib. Cat. Moscow 2016, no. 28]

Painting on beech wood

Medium

Painting on beech wood

[Schuttwolf 2011, 50, no. 62]

A half-length portrait of Johann Friedrich of Saxony against a blue background, looking out at the viewer. He is wearing a fur-trimmed coat.

[cda 2021]

Attribution
Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

Attribution

Workshop Lucas Cranach the Elder

[Exhib. Cat. Moscow 2016, no. 28] [Exhib. Cat. St Petersburg 2016, no. 18]

Production date
1528

Production date

1528

[dated]

Dimensions
Dimensions of support: 50 x 37 cm

Dimensions

  • Dimensions of support: 50 x 37 cm

  • [Exhib. Cat. Moscow 2016, no. 28]

  • Dimensions of the support: 36 x 24 cm

  • [Schuttwolf 2011, 50, no. 62]

Signature / Dating
Artist's insignia at the top left corner: serpent with elevated wings, facing right and dated '1528'

Signature / Dating

  • Artist's insignia at the top left corner: serpent with elevated wings, facing right and dated '1528'

Owner
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow
Repository
The Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow
Location
Moscow
CDA ID
RU_SMBKPM_922
FR (1978) Nr.
FR-none
Persistent Link
https://lucascranach.org/en/RU_SMBKPM_922/

Provenance

  • recorded in 1854 in Heinrich Schneider's catalogue of the 'Gemälde-Galerie zu Gotha'
  • recorded in 1890 in Aldenhoven's catalogue of the 'Herzoglichen Gemäldegalerie zu Gotha', no. 346
  • 1932 auctioned at Ball and Graupe, Berlin, no. 29, pl. 5
  • 1935 on display in the Schlossmuseum Gotha, Stiftung Schloss Friedenstein Gotha (Archive, file 3405)
  • 1943 still in the museum, catalogue 1943, p. 253
  • Neumeister's list of lost works (1959-1977)
    [Schuttwolf 2011, 50, no. 62]
  • Puschkin-Museum Moscow from about 1946
    [Exhib. Cat. Moscow 2016, no. 28]

Exhibitions

St Petersburg 2016, no. 18
Moscow 2016, no. 28

Literature

Reference on page Catalogue Number Figure / Plate
Exhib. Cat. Moscow 2016 122, 123 028 Fig. p. 123
EditorThe Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts, Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
TitleKranachi: mezdi Renessansom i Man'erizmom / The Cranachs. Between the renaissance and mannerism
Place of PublicationMoscow
Year of Publication2016
Exhib. Cat. St. Petersburg 2016 128, 129 018 Fig. p. 129
AuthorMaria Pavlovna Garlova
EditorThe State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
TitleKranachi: mezdi Renessansom i Man'erizmom / The Cranachs. Between the renaissance and mannerism
Place of PublicationSt. Petersburg
Year of Publication2016
Schuttwolf 2011 50, 51 062 Fig. p. 51
AuthorAllmuth Schuttwolf
TitleVerlustdokumentation der Gothaer Kunstsammlungen. Die Gemäldesammlung
Volume2
Place of PublicationGotha
Year of Publication2011
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1979 304 (u.)
AuthorMax J. Friedländer, Jakob Rosenberg
EditorG. Schwartz
TitleDie Gemälde von Lucas Cranach
Place of PublicationBasel, Boston, Stuttgart
Year of Publication1979
Bernhard, Rogner 1965 124
AuthorMarianne Bernhard, Klaus P. Rogner
TitleVerlorene Werke der Malerei. In Deutschland in der Zeit von 1939 bis 1945 zerstörte und verschollene Gemälde
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1965
Auct. Cat. Berlin 1932 12 029 Pl. 5
EditorHermann Ball, Paul Graupe
TitleNeunzig Gemälde alter Meister aus einer fürstlichen Sammlung Mitteldeutschlands: Gemälde und Kunstgewerbe aus verschiedenem Besitz (Katalog Nr. 19) [Hermann Ball, Paul Graupe, Berlin, 10. Dezember 1932]
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1932
Link https://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/ball_graupe1932_12_10
Friedländer, Rosenberg 1932 73 243 (u.)
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
Cat. Gotha 1890 346
AuthorCarl Aldenhoven
TitleHerzogliches Museum zu Gotha. Katalog der Herzoglichen Gemäldegalerie
Place of PublicationGotha
Year of Publication1890
Parthey 1863 693 259
AuthorGustav Parthey
TitleDeutscher Bildersaal: Verzeichniss der in Deutschland vorhandenen Oelbilder verstorbener Maler aller Schulen; in alphabetischer Folge zusammengestellt. Erster Band: A - K
Place of PublicationBerlin
Year of Publication1863
Link http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/parthey1863bd1/0433
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