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Lucas Cranach The Elder

The Young Christ Adored by Saint John the Baptist

Signed lower left with artist's device of a winged serpent with elevated wings and dated 1534 oil on panel

Oil on panel

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Lucas Cranach The Elder
The Young Christ Adored by Saint John the Baptist

Signed lower left with artist's device of a winged serpent with elevated wings and dated 1534 oil on panel

Oil on panel
Provenance

Edward R. Bacon, New York;

Albert Keller, New York, by 1928;

Mr. and Mrs. Drury W. Cooper, New Jersey, by circa 1935-40;

Thence by descent to John N. Cooper, Princeton;

By whom anonymously sold, New York, Sotheby's, 12 January 1995, lot 10;

Private Collection, US;

By whom sold, New York, Sotheby’s, 28th January 2016, lot 14;

Where acquired by the present owner.

Exhibition

M.J. Friedländer and J. Rosenberg, Die Gemälde von Lucas Cranach, Berlin 1932, p. 64, cat. no. 184, reproduced;

M.J. Friedländer and J. Rosenberg, The Paintings of Lucas Cranach, London 1978, p. 114, cat. no. 222, reproduced.