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Saint Catherine

Artist:
Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)
Artist:
Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder (German, Kronach 1472–1553 Weimar)
Date:
late 15th–mid-16th century
Medium:
Silverpoint, brush and brown ink, and indigo wash on vellum, pricked for transfer along brush lines
Dimensions:
6 9/16 x 5 1/16 in. (16.7 x 12.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Purchase, David L. Klein Jr. Memorial Foundation Inc. Gift, Van Day Truex Fund, Malcolm H. Wiener, Susan H. Seidel, Mr. and Mrs. David M. Tobey and Stephen A. Geiger Gifts, and Karen B. Cohen Fund, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.269
Not on view
Private Collection; Vendor: Dr. Hinrich Sieveking
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Drawings and Prints: Selections from the Permanent Collection," November 27, 1995–February 25, 1996.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Dürer and Beyond: Early Central European Drawings in New York Collections," April 3, 2012–September 3, 2012.

Claus Grimm, Johannes Erichsen Lucas Cranach: ein Maler-Unternehmer aus Franken Katalog zur ausstellung, Feste Rosenberg, Kronach 17 Mai - 21 August 1994; Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig 7 September - 6 November 1994. Augsburg, 1994, cat. no. 194, p. 365, ill.

Armin Kunz "Kronach and Leipzig Lucas Cranach. Exhibition Review." Burlington Magazine. vol. 136, 1994, fig. no. 76, p. 719, 720, ill.

Gunnar Heydenreich Lucas Cranach the Elder: Painting Materials, Techniques and Workshop Practice. Amsterdam University Press, 2007, 255, 259.

Michael Hofbauer Cranach - Die Zeichnungen. Edition Braus, Berlin, 2010, 531, ill.

Stijn Alsteens, Freyda Spira Dürer and Beyond: Central European Drawings in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1400-1700 Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2012, cat. 28 (entry written by Freyda Spira and Marjorie Shelley).



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