29 décembre 2017

Lid cup from Martin Luther's estate, Southern Germany, around 1540

Lid cup from Martin Luther's estate, Southern Germany, around 1540. Silver, gilded. H 14.3 cm, diam cover 9.7 cm, diam foot 8.4 cm. Green Vault, IV 313. © Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden In addition to the Luther cup in the Stadtgeschichtliches Museum in Leipzig, the low lid cup of the Grünes Gewölbe belongs to the scientifically secured silver objects owned by the Reformer. Around 1540 he was given this by his friend and fellow combatant, the Wittenberg theologian and Probst Justus Jonas. Its coat of arms is... [Lire la suite]

22 novembre 2016

Exhibition brings to Los Angeles some of the greatest achievements of German Renaissance art

“Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach” will be on show at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from November 20, 2016, through March 26, 2017 (Courtesy: SKD) LOS ANGELES, CA.- The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach. Coinciding with the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the exhibition brings to Los Angeles some of the greatest achievements of German Renaissance art. As the only U.S. venue of the... [Lire la suite]
02 décembre 2012

A Grisaille Plate, decorated with a portrait bust of Dr. Martin Luther (1483-1546), Qianlong period (1736-1795)

A Grisaille Plate, decorated with a portrait bust of Dr. Martin Luther (1483-1546), Qianlong period (1736-1795). Photo Stockholm Auktionsverk identified by the initials 'Dr.M.L.' below his image, flanked by two cherubs with feathered bodies, the plate has an elaborate rim border with six alternating scenes of boar and deer hunts, diameter 23 cm. Estimate SEK 5 000-6 000 (€ 610-730) PROVENANCE: Per Toftager Collection Stockholm Auktionsverk. Fine Art &... [Lire la suite]
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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 book

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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