File:Philipp-Melanchthon-1537.jpg

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Summary[edit]

Artist
Title
Portrait of Philipp Melanchthon
Description
Deutsch: Philipp Melanchthon (eigentlich Schwarzerd/Schwartzerdt), Humanist, Theologe, Reformator und "Praeceptor Germania, Professor für griechische Sprache in Wittenberg, Autor, Freund und enger Mitarbeiter Luthers und auch des Erasmus
Date 1537
Medium oil on beech wood
Dimensions Height: 35.9 cm (14.1 in); Width: 23.3 cm (9.1 in)
dimensions QS:P2048,35.9U174728;P2049,23.3 U174728
Accession number
940
Inscriptions

Text bottom center:
"EFFIGIES PHIL: MELANCHTHONIS . ANN . AET .
XXX CZ LVCA CRONACHIO PICTORE .
. M . D XXXVII ."

Artist's insignia bottom right: winged serpent with dropped wings and date "M D XXXVII" (within inscription)
Notes Friedländer, Rosenberg (1978) Nr.: -
References Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, image
Cranach Digital Archive
Source/Photographer 1. Unknown
2. Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe
3. Google Art Project
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current07:05, 29 November 2016Thumbnail for version as of 07:05, 29 November 20162,201 × 3,375 (3.44 MB)Trzęsacz (talk | contribs)again, without underground/background
07:00, 29 November 2016Thumbnail for version as of 07:00, 29 November 20162,246 × 3,417 (1.84 MB)Trzęsacz (talk | contribs)https://www.google.com/culturalinstitute/beta/asset/bildnis-des-reformators-philipp-melanchthon/KgGffggD_j6e6Q
23:45, 9 July 2013Thumbnail for version as of 23:45, 9 July 20131,383 × 2,126 (2.58 MB)Oursana (talk | contribs)upload from http://www.kunsthalle-karlsruhe.de/index.php?id=276
15:22, 17 December 2005Thumbnail for version as of 15:22, 17 December 2005645 × 999 (110 KB)Torsten Schleese (talk | contribs)Philipp Melanchthon von Lucas Cranach d. Ä. 1537 in Karlsruhe Category:Lucas Cranach d. Ä. Category:Philipp Melanchthon {{PD}}
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