Lucas Cranach the Elder

Portrait of Martin Luther



Lucas Cranach the Elder - Portrait of Martin Luther

Provenance

Possibly Fürst Ludwig Kraft zu Oettingen-Wallerstein (1791-1870)
in the collections of the Fürsten zu Oettingen-Wallerstein, Kloster Maihingen, near Wallerstein, until at least 1948
Charles Frederic, Prince of Oettingen-Wallerstein, Haburg Castle, Bavaria
private collection, Switzerland, by the mid-twentieth century
thence by descent to the present owner
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018, nr. 9

Other works by Lucas Cranach the Elder


Lucas Cranach the Elder Crucifixion with Cardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg
Crucifixion with Cardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg
c. 1525

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

Lucas Cranach the Elder
Portrait of Martin Luther
1517
40.3 x 26.5 cm
Oil on beechwood panel
Signed with the winged serpent device and with traces of date centre left, and bears date upper left: 1517
Sale Sotheby's, New York, 1 February 2018