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    Sale 11936

    Old Masters: Part II

    14 April 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 327

    After Lucas Cranach I

    The Virgin and Child with two angels

    Estimate

    After Lucas Cranach I
    The Virgin and Child with two angels
    with the artist's serpent device (upper left)
    oil on panel, unframed
    22 3/8 x 16 1/8 in. (56.8 x 41 cm.)


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    Dr. Dieter Koepplin viewed the present painting on 15 April 2002, judging it to by an old copy from the early 17th century (written correspondence, 2 May 2002). Several versions of this composition are known, including a workshop painting in the Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, a panel by a Follower of Cranach in the Staatsgalerie im Schloss Johannisburg, Aschaffenburg, and a copy after Lucas Cranach the Younger formerly at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (sold Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 27 March 1956, lot 10; see M.J. Friedländer and J. Rosenberg, The Paintings of Lucas Cranach, Ithaca, 1978, nos. 388 J-N). We are grateful to Joshua Waterman for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.

    Provenance

    (Possibly) Baron Gutmann.


    Saleroom Notice

    This Lot is Withdrawn.