Lucas Cranach the Elder

Portrait of John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1503-1554)



Lucas Cranach the Elder - Portrait of John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1503-1554)

Provenance

Christian Wilhelm Schweitzer (1781-1856), Minister of State, Grand Duchy of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach (1843-1848), Weimar, 1851
Joseph Neust├Ątter, Vienna, c. 1880
with Galerie Helbing, Munich, 1922
with Kurt Bachstitz, The Hague
Fritz Gutmann, Heemstede (Haarlem) (1886-1944), purchased from the above 1922, until dispossessed in the Netherlands as a result of Nazi persecution
private collection, United States
returned to the heirs of Fritz Gutmann, 2018, pursuant to a settlement agreement between the parties which resolves any dispute over title
sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018, nr. 7

Other works by Lucas Cranach the Elder


Lucas Cranach the Elder Jerome in the Desert
Jerome in the Desert
1502

Lucas Cranach the Elder Henry IV, Duke of Saxony
Henry IV, Duke of Saxony
1514

Lucas Cranach the Elder The Crucifixion
The Crucifixion
1503

Lucas Cranach the Elder The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine
The Mystic Marriage of Saint Catherine

Lucas Cranach the Elder
Portrait of John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony (1503-1554)
62.8 x 39.7 cm
Oil on panel
Sale Christie's, London, 19 April 2018