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creator QS:P170,Q178009
A triptych; Verkündigungsaltar; the Gaunø altar
Triptych: central panel: The Annunciation; wings: Portrait of Herman Plönnies, Ratsherr of Lübeck, with Saint Matthew; and Portrait of his wife, Ida Greverade, with Saint Catherine of Alexandria; outer faces: Saint Christopher carrying the Christ Child; and Saint Anthony Abbot
Date circa 1522
date QS:P571,+1522-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Medium oil on panel, in an engaged frame
Dimensions central panel: 135.9 x 93.3 cm; wings: 135.3 x 47.3 cm
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Object history Count Otto Thott (1703-1785), Danish minister of state, at Gaunø Castle, the island of Gaunø, near Naestved, Denmark; (+), his sale, Copenhagen, 24 April 1787, lot 637, as Lucas Cranach (20 Rijsdaler, 1 Mark to R. Thott). Holger Reedtz-Thott (1745-1797), and by descent at Gaunø to Baron Kjel Thor Tage Otto Reedtz-Thott (1839-1923), Danish politician, Council President of Denmark, 1894-1897, at Gaunø, and by descent to Baron Axel Reedtz-Thott, at Gaunø; (+), Christie's, London, 2 July 1976, lot 31, as Circle of Jan Provost (sold £22,000), property of a lady, Christie's, London, 5 July 2011, sale 7980, lot 5 (sold £769,250/$1,230,800), purchased by Hansestadt Lübeck with the help of the „Kulturstiftung der Länder“.
Inscriptions inscribed 'AVE · · GRACIA PLENA · DOMINVS TECVM ·' (on the scroll) and 'S MARIA ORAP[RO NOBIS]' (on the vase), and with the coats-of-arms of the donors on the inner and other faces of the wings
Source/Photographer Kulturstiftung der Länder


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