22 janvier 2011

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) and Studio, The Infant Christ and Saint John the Baptist

Lucas Cranach the Elder (Kronach 1472-1553 Weimar) and Studio, The Infant Christ and Saint John the Baptist.. Photo: Christie's Images Ltd., 2011 signed with the artist's serpent device (upper left), oil on panel, 8 1/8 x 5¾ in. (20.5 x 16 cm.). Estimate $150,000 - $200,000 Provenance: with Colnaghi, London; Christie's, London, 14 January 1888, lot 9, as 'L. Cranach'.F.G. Jackel Collection. Notes: The composition relates to a small number of works by Cranach depicting the Infant Saint John the Baptist in veneration of... [Lire la suite]