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Lot 3008* - A168 Old Master Paintings - Friday, 28. March 2014, 03.00 PM

Studio of LUCAS CRANACH the Younger

(Wittenberg 1515–1586 Weimar)
Diana sleeping.
Oil on panel.
Signed on the well with the winged snake.
47.5 × 73 cm.

Expertise:
Ludwig Meyer, 16.3.2011.

Provenance:
- Leontine Goldschmitt collection, Heidelberg.
- Oberbaurat Hampe collection, Heidelberg.
- Rosenberg and Stiebel, New York.
- Heinz Kister collection, Kreuzlingen.
- Galerie Meissner, Zurich , 1963.
- Swiss private collection, 1969.
- Fischer auctions, Lucerne, 1970, Lot 324 (as Lucas Cranach the elder).
- German private collection.

Exhibited:
Bregenz 1965, "Meisterwerke der Malerei aus Privatsammlungen im Bodenseegebiet, Künstlerhaus Bregenz, Palais Thurn und Taxis, 1.7. - 30.9.1965, No. 26, fig 10.

Literature:
Max Friedländer and Jakob Rosenberg: Les peintures de Lucas Cranach, 1978, cat. No. 404, p. 155 (as Cranach the younger and workshop after 1537).


CHF 25 000 / 35 000 | (€ 23 360 / 32 710)

Sold for CHF 252 000