Kardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg vor dem Gekreuzigten

Kardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg vor dem Gekreuzigten

More about this artwork
Cardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg is kneeling on a large cushion before the Crucified Christ, who is portrayed on a rather small scale. Christ is here depicted as a devotional object for a Passion meditation. Albrecht's portrayal was based on an engraving from Albrecht Dürer. This painting reveals Cranach's ability as a fine colourist. The red garment, in strong contrast to the dark surroundings, spreads out with an individuality that almost has a modern feel to it.
Displayed
AP OG Saal II
Inventory Number
3819
Birth year of the artist
1472
Year the artist deceased
1553
Dimensions of the object
158,4 cm
Material / Technology / Carrier
Tannenholz (Abies alba)
Genre
Malerei
Department
Altdeutsche Malerei
Origin
1829 aus der Stiftskirche zu Aschaffenburg durch Ankauf erworben
Stock
Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München
Citation
Lucas Cranach d. Ä., Kardinal Albrecht von Brandenburg vor dem Gekreuzigten, 1520/25, Bayerische Staatsgemäldesammlungen - Alte Pinakothek München, URL: https://www.sammlung.pinakothek.de/en/artwork/Znxw0D7LXg (Last updated on 08.09.2020)

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