Allegory of alchemy, Lucas Cranach the Elder  workshop
Lucas Cranach the Elder
Allegory of alchemy
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Lucas Cranach the Elder workshop

Allegory of alchemy, ca. 1525 – 1550


Blatt
109 x min. 213 mm
maximum width
215 mm
Inventory Number
15221
Object Number
15221 Z
Acquisition
Acquired in 1928
Status
Can be presented in the study room of the Graphische Sammlung (special opening hours)

Work Data

Basic Information

Title
Allegory of alchemy
Draughtsman
Period Produced
School
Object Type
Material
Technique
Geographic Reference
Production Reason
Captions Added Later
Verso unten links Stempel des Städelschen Kunstinstituts, Frankfurt am Main (Lugt 2356), mit zugehöriger Inventarnummer
Watermark
  • Nicht vorhanden
Work Catalogues
  • Nicht bei Rosenberg

Property and Acquisition

Institution
Administration
Collection
Creditline
Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Picture Copyright
CC BY-SA 4.0 Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main
Acquisition
Acquired in 1928

Work Content

Motifs and References

Genre
Persons Shown

Iconclass

Primary
  • 49E39 alchemy
  • 5 Abstract Ideas and Concepts
  • 25F23(LION) beasts of prey, predatory animals: lion
  • 31A27631 sitting or standing on clouds
  • 11G1911 cherubs, i.e. children's heads with wings
Secondary
  • 31AA54 washing and bathing - AA - in the open air
  • 48C7323 lute, and special forms of lute, e.g.: theorbo

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Last update

15.02.2021