12 juillet 2009

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Portrait of Martin Luther bears the artist's device of a winged serpent centre left - oil on panel, in an italian carved and gilt wood frame - Estimate 80,000—120,000 GBP. Sold 97,250 GBP PROVENANCE: Galerie Pardo, Paris;With Pietro Accorsi, Turin, from whom acquired by the present owner. NOTE: Probably executed in Cranach's workshop in the 1540s, this portrait represents Martin Luther (1483-1546) at a fairly advanced age, probably in his late forties or early fifties. There is a... [Lire la suite]
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29 avril 2009

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer bookP

Studio of Lucas Cranach the Younger, Portrait of Martin Luther (1483-1546), half length, in a black robe, holding a prayer book bears the artist's device of a winged serpent and dated upper right: 1537. oil on panel. 63.3 by 46.2 cm. Est. 30,000—40,000 EUR PROVENANCE: In the collection of the present owner's family for at least two generations. NOTE: Luther is shown holding the Bible open at the Letter of Paul to the Corinthians II, 10:4-5, presumably his own translation from the Latin Vulgate. Lucas Cranach the Elder... [Lire la suite]
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